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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/29/2018

Peter of Stockton, CA United States asks...


I was looking at a CNRA webinar on handling the ball:

The webinar goes into handling the ball and is indeed quite interesting. The item that I have a concern with occurs at abo...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/29/2018

Mika Lehtonen of Helsinki, Finland asks...

Man Utd was awarded a penalty when Martial brought down by the defender. Decision was controversal as others thought that the tackle was clean and others saw Martial dive.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/28/2018

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

I called impeding without contact this weekend with an IDFK that went into the goal with no double touch so GK restart. Though my hand was up, everyone assumed DFK and so were furious I didnt award the goal. The coach said things like "but it was a ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/27/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Ref of Syd asked a question regarding subsequent event following an IDFK in the opponents penalty area.

Have we all assumed the IDFK did not have a second touch by a teammate?

Only thing mentioned by Ref of Syd regarding the taking ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/27/2018

Jeff Banks of Kealakekua, HI USA asks...

I am a referee for AYSO & HYSA leagues. My concern is with charging and the strength of the contact between players. I have noticed an increase in the power of shoulder-to-shoulder contact. How can I control this type of play, when there is not a cha...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/26/2018

John (Iain) Doleman of Las Vegas, NV United States asks...

If a goalkeeper has a finger on the ball on the ground, is this deemed to be possession?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/26/2018

Ref of Syd, Nsw Aus asks...

Indirect FK awarded to attacking team inside opponents penalty box. It is taken and handled by defender on the goalline stops it going in. But its IDK so restart DF penalty and just YC? Correct?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/26/2018

gary of nashua, nh usa asks...

In context, the goal was score about two seconds after the defender charged the attacker. So, I could not tell there was blood while play was on. Also, the attacker had the ball at feet and was continually going to goal, So the likelihood of him bei...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/24/2018

Fred Plenn of Seaville, NJ United States asks...

Player A is dribbling the ball towards his own PA and trips and falls onto the ball. Player B kicks at the ball as Player A is on the ground not having had a chance to regain his feet. Which player is guilty of PIADM? This was called as a foul on ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/22/2018

Jeffrey of Morristown, TN United States asks...

Can you guys settle a discussion? Someone posed this question in a FB group, and there are a lot of different opinions on how to handle it. I'd love to hear from the experts on this:

Attacking player has space around him at the top of the pe...

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