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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/7/2017

Muhammad Rizwan of Abbottabad, Abbottabad Pakistan asks...

R/Sir, if a goalkeeper handles the ball comes from the defender but he not fully grabbed it just stop it with his hand and dropped the ball and start playing with his feet but when a defender comes near to him he just picked the ball in his hand.. is...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/7/2017

Jacob of Wallasey, Merseyside England asks...

Hi! I just have a question about the rule regarding impeding the progress of a play.

In the laws of the game, it says that impeding the progress of a player means moving into the path of a player and thereby blocking his attempt to play the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/7/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

How good is this commentators knowledge (about restarts) !

http://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/article/2017/11/07/no-grudge-against-muscat-says-ben-khalfallah

Also, thoughts on the penalty welcomed.
Obstruction with contact = DFK, so...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/6/2017

stan of BASILDON, Essex United Kingdom asks...

(in the penalty area)
the scenario:
a defending player slips over on wet grass, on his way to the floor he collides with an opposition player knocking him over, there is no intention to a) fall over, b) collide with the opposition player.
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/4/2017

Steven of new york, ny USA asks...

My final question is that it seems like a goal kick is actually a better 'advantage' to give a defending team rather than a direct free kick from the same location.

Say a defending player is fouled at the 6 yard box while the ball goes out o...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/4/2017

Steven of new york, ny USA asks...

Is it correct to give a player a caution for persistent infringement of fouls that do not involve contact (i.e. consistent dangerous play, consistent goalkeeper infractions, etc)...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/3/2017

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

There was a specific play during a game that took place a couple of weeks ago that keeps bugging me. A defender, who is a poor slide tackler given the age, continues sliding throughout the game. On one particular play, this defender sprints to meet a...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/2/2017

Muhammad Rizwan of Abbottabad, Abbottabad Pakistan asks...

R/Sir,

here a referee gave a penalty kick to a team the opp goalkeeper clearly hold the attacking team player while he was trying to chase the ball. Offense looks like a caution-able. The opp team protesting against the referee that goalkee...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/2/2017

Iain Doleman of Las vegas, NV USS asks...

Attacker inside the PA and in an onside position chips ball over goalkeeper defender deliberately handles the ball which enters the goal mouth, referee blows whistle for a goal, gives defender a red card.
However, the whistle was blown prior to t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/2/2017

Tom Schaller of River Forest, IL USA asks...

I was asked by a fellow ref what the call should be in a U10 game (no more intentional heading).
On a corner kick the defender, standing on his own goal line headed the ball into his own net. The ball was probably not going to go into the goal on...

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