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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/17/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

A situation from a few weeks ago:

Keeper picks up a through pass, just as the attacker gets there. There's a slight contact but I'm satisfied that the player was doing his best to back off his throttle and that the keeper wasn't hurt.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/14/2018

Gianluca of Wexford town, wexford Ireland asks...

Do you think the Juve tus player fouled the AC Milan player with his attempt to block the cross?

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/13/2018

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

CR7 Foul?

We see pushing fouls given at dead ball FK's often enough (probably should see more!).

Did CR7 push a defender away moments before his typically and clinically taken goal against Milan.

Totally get that no Milan p...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/12/2018

Melwyn of MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA India asks...

The goalkeeper has his feet grounded just inside (edge of) the penalty area. An aerial ball is played in the penalty area by the opponents and the goalkeeper collects it, just before the ball enters the penalty area (his feet still grounded inside th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/12/2018

Derrick Joseph of Mumbai, Maharashtra India asks...

If the goalkeeper handles the ball which is outside the penalty area while standing inside the penalty area, is it an offense of a hand ball?

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/6/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

IDFK follow up.

Important points to consider in the feedback from the panel.
I asked the question to promote dialog on what to and what not to consider when moments like these come our way, and certainly only want to make a call on what ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/5/2018

Bob Dawson of Camarillo, Ca US asks...

Is there such a thing as a 50-50 foul where a referee may arbitrarily decide to call it against either player involved?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/5/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...


Fast forward to the 7.10 mark in the link below.

Could this have been an IDFK when the Southhampton defender nips the ball away from the chelsea forward?

I feel the defender knew exactly what he was doing in intercep...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/3/2018

Max Richter of Vancouver , Canada asks...

Striker has a breakaway 1 on 1 versus the keeper. The keeper runs out to challenge the striker from a deep position. The striker chips the ball over the keeper as keeper goes into a slide. The ball goes over keeper and goes forward, and the striker j...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/30/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Another follow-up on Ref of Syd question (DOGSO on an IDFK), as I am thinking of a variation on his original scenario.

What if the IDFK was taken from the top corner of the PA and angled towards the far post. Ball looks like it will be going...

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