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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/18/2019

Eugene of San Jose, CA USA asks...

Referee Wright says: 'typically for DOGSO fouls we take the player committing the foul out of the question.'

Does this mean that we should invoke DOGSO even when the infringing player had ample opportunity to prevent the OGSO without committ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/17/2019

Tony of Madison, WI USA asks...

I saw this play take place a few years back and I still think about it today because it was very unusual, it involved the great American goalie, Tim Howard while playing for Aston Villa??? In England.
Tim's defender kicks ball back to goalie, How...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/16/2019

bruce of phoenix, az USA asks...

attacker A running towards goal and going through a small group of defenders around 25 yards out the loses possession. attacker A felt like he was grabbed/held a bit by defender B and was upset no foul was called. as he was walking back up the field,...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/16/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

A recent situation I saw:

A defender is stood in-place, facing attacking play.

Away from the ball, so unseen by the officials, a bigger, stronger attacker comes and stands in front of the defender, with his back to the defender.
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/15/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Wondering why the own goal in the England v Moldavia stood?

https://www.yoursoccerdose.com/11319626-england-vs-montenegro-euro-qualification/#3

With (what replays in slow motion on the couch indicate) a handling by England in the im...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/14/2019

Darryl of Brisbane, queensland Australia asks...

**cough** **Gasp** *thump*

Ive just picked myself off the floor and checked this was not 1 April. Nope. I cannot believe you are giving this advice.

This is a hypothetical situation but even so this defender is a player who is sup...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/13/2019

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

If the referee determines that all three offenses occur (Leaving FOP w/o permission, re-entering FOP w/o permission, DOGSO), would you record this as 2 yellows, or 1 yellow and a straight red card? I ask because some competitions keep track of yellow...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/11/2019

sal of chicago, IL USA asks...

So team BLUE is on a breakaway with 4 players against RED defender #2 and his goalie. RED defender #2 seeing that he was outnumbered steps past the goal line and out of the FOP, about 5 yards from the goal post,for about 2 seconds and frantically tri...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/10/2019

Joseph search of Warrington , Cheshire England asks...

In the Liverpool Man City game today I dont believe the ref or var gave the penalty because the new law states if an attacker handles the ball any goal that results from it must be ruled out. What do you think thanks...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/9/2019

Jesse from of Wallumbilla, Queensland Australia asks...

During a professional game, the play is in mid field, a ball has been kicked and comes off a players head, and gone straight up into the air, maybe 10-15 m. That player is standing waiting for it to come down.

An opposition player is runnin...

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