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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/3/2019

ED of Cleveland, OH USA asks...

Thank you for the detailed discussion. This confirms largely what I observed, that some youth ref's are taking bright line stances on things that require judgement.

I want to follow up the issue of two players simultaneously shoulder charg...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/2/2019

Refjak of Malindi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Hi!
1. I felt mixed up by another senior referee who lectured a number of us saying when a player throws anything (eg stick, shinguard, boot) at the playing ball during play it is judged as handball offence. He said it is treated as an extension...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/2/2019

engin ataman of Olympia, WA United States asks...

Follow up question to Mr. MCHUGH,
First of all, thank you for taking the time and even giving another example of a similar challenge. I also agree with you about how much easier it is to watch the video and make comments. Since the introduction o...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/31/2019

ED of Cleveland, OH USA asks...

I am a coach, parent and former Grade 8 ref. I was just having a post-mortem with the head ref of a U12 game in which one team consistently initiated defensive player-to-player contact when the defender did not have a play on the ball. For example,...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/28/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

This happened in a Grand final to a 'park footy' match on the weekend.

Ref awards IDFK for dangerous play (high foot) in the PA, almost centre field and only a step outside the Goal Area.

All eleven of the defending team are between...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/26/2019

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro , CA Sacratomato asks...

A couple of colleagues had a friendly debate over the weekend over the following scenario:
Defender beats an attacker to the ball just outside the 18. Defender taps the ball to the goalie as attacker tries to take the ball away. The ball is heade...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/26/2019

Robert of Jacksonville, fl Duval asks...

Team A is attacking in the opponents half (let's say half way between half way line and goal line). In the other half of the field, a Player on Team B punches a player on Team A and injures him (violent conduct). AR sees the incident and waves his/he...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/25/2019

OLUWAFEMI of IBADAN, OYO NIGERIA asks...

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF MISCONDUCT AND WHAT CONSTITUTE A MISCONDUCT IN THE GAME OF FOOTBALL....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/20/2019

Frantisek Cicko of Bradford, West Yorkshire England asks...

Hi my firend was trying to score a bicycle kick he was going for the ball he was actualy in the air to hit the ball but the oponent pushed him with body and said he didnt seen him is a foul ???? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/20/2019

Denise Volk of Layton, UT UAS asks...

An attacking player is fouled in the penalty area and still scores. What is the correct call. Let goal stand or not count goal and award the penalty kick....

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