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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/11/2017

Larry of Danville, CA USA asks...

I know not all of you follow USSF guidance, but this very topic was covered by them in their Feb 15, 2017 you tube video. Here is the link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1ntPotJzRE&index=5&list=PLsAXIYtop5OuwuRbZmHjRVBsDfvZIzkhC

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/10/2017

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

'Had an odd situation recently. A defender was shielding the ball with an attacker right on her heels. Both players were basically stationary, in a stand-off.

When the defender decided to pass back to the keeper, she pulled back her foot, wh...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/8/2017

Steven of Plano, tx usa asks...

Hi, I have two questions:

1) I was the center for a competitive 18 year old match. Attacker receives a pass and uses his chest to stop the ball, lets the ball bounce off his chest, and attempts to do a bicycle kick into the opposition goal. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/8/2017

Daniel Sugar of Sharon, Massachusetts United States asks...

A player is in his own penalty area and slides to the ground. While sliding, and after he's on the ground, his arm is extended away from his body. His arm blocks a ball that is coming toward him and his own goal. He started moving his arm out as h...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/7/2017

Jack of Sydney, New South Wales Australia asks...

In question 31496, Referee Grove appeared to imply that the wording of the definition of playing in a dangerous manner had changed in a way that no longer required opponents to be be prevented from playing the ball for fear of injury.

Howeve...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/7/2017

Andy Weinstein of Jackson, Nj Usa asks...

The ball travels out of bounds for a throw in for white team. After the ball is completely out, White team player is called for a push and a direct kick is awarded to blue team. It was my understanding the ref should have awarded the throw in to whi...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/1/2017

James Raleigh of HILLSDALE, NEW JERSEY United States asks...

In a Boys U17 game in NJ, two players got into a scuffle and shoves were exchanged. Referee cautioned both players with a Yellow Card. A player on the bench said something to the referee which resulted in a Yellow Card to the substitute. The substitu...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/1/2017

Russ Goertzen of Windsor, On Canada asks...

A player issued a yellow card for a foul committed on the field. He is then substituted off. He is off the field and his named substitute has entered the field of play. Play has not yet been restarted. The player coming off then received a second yel...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/28/2017

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

On the 'playing in a dangerous manner' theme: in a recent match, I saw a player dribble through a few defenders with her elbows swinging up close to face level.

There was no contact and no one winced away. I've seen enough of this player to ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/27/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA United States asks...

Can a 'high kick' dangerous play violation be considered if it is the knee instead of the foot that gets to the head level (like on this play)?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g91gZp-L3xU...

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