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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/21/2018

Nik of Moscow, Moscow Russia asks...

Hello!

Why the referee gave the penalty for the handball in the match Denmark - Australia today?

According to FIFA LOTG, the position of the hand does not necessarily mean that there is an infringement.
There wasn't any movemen...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/20/2018

Nate of Searcy, AR United States asks...

Scenario 1: Attacker advances with the ball at speed in a straight line towards the goal in the center of the field. A defender steps into his path to intercept, but the attacker touches the ball away before colliding with the defender. The defender ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/20/2018

Jorge A Diaz of SPRINGFIELD, VA United States asks...

In Colombia vs Japan, the defender was shown the red card after touching the ball with his hands and a PK was honored. My understanding is that in the new law a ref can give the pk and a YC but not a pk and red card?

Thanks...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/19/2018

Gareth Parker of Thetford, Norfolk GB asks...

In what circumstances would a handball result in a red card?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/18/2018

Scott of North Andover, Ma US asks...

During play, there was a scramble in front of the net my team was defending. A player from the opposing team took a shot and it deflected off the chest of one of the defenders changing the direction of the show and elevating it. The ball went over th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/18/2018

mary ramirez-de-arellano of damascus, maryland USA asks...

A 14 year old boy went down on the ground (seated) with the ball between his legs. He stayed down and kept the ball between his legs protectively. Opponents around him were tried to get to the ball but did not kick the player. This went on for ab...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/18/2018

Bob gallagher of Brisbane, Queensland Australia asks...

When I was playing 30 years ago if you challenged an opponent in a tackle, you could only use your shoulder against his shoulder when competing for the ball. I have noticed over the last 20 years or so that players now use their arms to fend off tack...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/13/2018

jim of London, England asks...

If two players from the same team collide, what is the outcome, would the outcome be different if they both just slipped and hit each other or one purposely went in for a dangerous tackle? thank you...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/12/2018

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis , IN Usa asks...

I am sorry i just forgot to add the INDFK at the end. I know it would be an INDFK for the keeper in that situation. But even if the ref called indirect free kick for the keeper, could he still get a caution or sent off for kicking the player who kick...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/11/2018

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, IN Usa asks...

If a keeper has the ball in his hands and he is about to kick the ball, but right next is an opponent and he clearly interferes with the goalkeeper by kicking the ball and the keeper from the momentum of kicking the ball, kicks the opponent from the ...

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