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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/14/2019

Chris Y. of El Dorado Hills, CA US asks...

Offensive player A has received the ball and entered the penalty area. Player A is barely inside the box, near the 18, and near the goal line and is playing with their back to the goal. Player A is shielding the ball and is stagnant with 2 defender...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/9/2019

Larry of Danville, CA US asks...

Here is my other question in regards to the new handling rule.

The Law states: 'If the goalkeeper attempts to clear (release into play) a throw-in or deliberate kick from a team-mate but the clearance fails, the goalkeeper can then handle th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/9/2019

Larry of Danville, CA US asks...

Two questions on the new change to Law 12 in regards to handling. I'll send them in two separate posts.

Even if accidental, it is now an offense if 'a player gains control/possession of the ball after it has touched their hand/arm and then s...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/9/2019

Refjak of Malindi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Hi
After the whistle but before the ball is kicked while team White is taking a free kick in the attacking half, among the crowded White and Blue players awaiting the ball some 2 or 3m away from the 18yrd area is Blue10 positioned behind White7. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/9/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

'usually' v 'not usually' !!

As Ref Grove mention's " some of the new wording is still open for debate on DHB.

The LOTG seem to make contradictions (or at least counter arguments) when the they state within the 'It is usually an off...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/7/2019

Refjak of Malindi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Hi!
An attacker kicked within the penalty area kicked the ball in an attempt to score but the ball went onto contact with the hand of an opponent who was approaching this attacker attacker at a very high speed to contest for the ball; about 2m aw...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/2/2019

Norm of Wellington, New Zealand asks...

In the FIFA WWC semi-final today, after the US keeper saved the English penalty attempt, she was hugged by a few teammates. If one of those other players handled the ball while doing that, would that count as deliberate handling? And, if so, has that...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/30/2019

gary of Nashua, NH usa asks...

I just observed a panel member state that penalizing gk 6+ can be a disservice if time can be added. Why should a referee who doesn't want to add on too much time or is on a strict tourney schedule not be within complete reason to call this? I have d...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/29/2019

Paul of Adelaide, South Australia Australai asks...

If a goalkeeper is outside of the Penalty Area, yet the ball is inside the Penalty area, can the goalkeeper handle the ball so long as he does not remove the ball from the Penalty area? (ie: is the handball offence by a goalkeeper judged on the posit...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/29/2019

Salvador Flores of Ligonier, IN Usa asks...

Dogso:
-one of the consideration is location and number of defenders to considered a dogso. How many defenders do you know need to not consider dogso?...

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