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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/9/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

A few years ago, a defender on our team was involved in a goal-mouth scramble. Somehow, he fell onto his backside on the goal line, just as the shot came and was lodged between his knees.

In the confusion, he figured he should roll over and ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/9/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Just a clarification on what referee Peter Grove said. Although I've heard announcers talk about impeding when there's contact, it's my understanding that impeding (an IDFK) involves no contact whatsoever. If there's contact, the foul becomes holdi...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/8/2018

Dave of Fair Oaks, CA USA asks...

U16b high-level comp..attacking midfielder makes a wall pass then runs by his defender and receives the ball back. The defender has no chance to challenge for the ball so he intentionally kicks the attackers back leg across his other leg sending him ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/8/2018

Travis Miller of Andover, MA United States asks...

If a goalie punts the ball, and then catches it themselves, with no contact with anyone else, inside the box, what is the correct call?

I was asked this question by a player, after they saw it in a previous game. My interpretation is that...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/7/2018

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, IN USA asks...

This is a scenario. If ball is in play and another ball is accidentally thrown onto the field, player from team A has the ball in possession and a player from team B kicks the other ball and hits the ball that was being played on purpose, what is the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/7/2018

Alex Camacho of Temple City, CA US asks...

DFK is taken by Green outside 25 yard line. Ball is driven into the penalty area. Another green attacker takes shot at the goal and blocked by yellow goalie. Ball is very close to the goal line. A different green attacker approaches the ball in t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/6/2018

Alex of Holtsville, New york USA asks...

Is it legal for a player on the field to throw their shoe at the ball?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/5/2018

Mike Manning. of Stockholm, Sweden asks...

Rule 12 back pass rule says that a goalkeeper cannot pick up a ball from a kicked back pass or a throw.
However from a goal kick is it permitted to pass to a player outside the box who then takes the ball into his own box and stops the ball dead ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/30/2018

Keith Turner of Las Vegas, NV USA asks...

Law 12 says an infraction against a match official results in a DFK/PK, so I assume that would include dissent for which play is stopped to issue a YC, even after the ball has been booted halfway up the field by the defender? Or would that fall int...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/29/2018

Eric of Phila, PA US asks...

hello Mr. Ref,

In our last game, PK was awarded to our team. While the ref is getting all the players outside the box, their goalie is dancing, pretending to be spanking someone, and bending over acting as if to moon our pk taker. Their ...

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