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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/15/2017

John of Newport News, VA United States asks...

Is there a rule in the laws of the game about a player not being able to play the ball if he is on the ground or could that be a local rec rule? If so what rule does that come under?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/15/2017

David Matos of Jonesboro, Georgia USA asks...

In our game today a PK was awarded to our team. We took the PK and it was blocked by the keeper, a defenseman then grabbed the bouncing ball in the 6 yard box. We had 3-4 players running in for the ball at the time.

The Ref Cautioned (Yellow...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/11/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Can the panel please help me understand why a penalty was awarded in this attack on the arsenal goal.

http://www.fullmatchesandshows.com/2017/04/10/crystal-palace-vs-arsenal-highlights/

In real time first viewing, I was certain the ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/10/2017

Paul D'Imperio of Easton, PA United States asks...

During play, an offensive player was standing in the penalty area and was shoved to the ground by a defensive player. The ball was in the area, but was not being played by either player. Since the incident occurred in the penalty area, I awarded a pe...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/7/2017

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

My daughter and I got into quite a discussion about this play in her last game and whether this constituted an illegal play by the white team's keeper. I agreed with the CR's call resulting in an IFK, she did not.

I looked at it as an inten...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/7/2017

Salvador flores of Indianapolis, IN Usa asks...

I wanna know if the ref was right on not giving any yellow or red card and no foul on Steven Gerard. The play is on minute 3:35. He comes in the with his studs and makes contact with another player after kicking the ball. https://youtu.be/onhP1qo6WSU...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/6/2017

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

These two plays were the center of some discussion among the parents at our out-of-state soccer match this past weekend.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jsd-lM5pYgo

The first play was called a foul (DFK just outside the box) and the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/5/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Foul or no foul ?

In the Man U v Everton match this morning, soon after the 63 min mark, Man U were into another build up on the Everton goal that ended with a high ball clearance by Everton.

As the ball came down (almost vertically...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/4/2017

Dave Bermingham of Herndon, Virginia United States asks...

In watching a professional match I saw something I'd never seen before.
A Blue defender went down injured in his Penalty Area during a Red corner kick. Blue cleared the ball to the center circle where Red gained uncontested possession as the R...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/4/2017

Zluvka of Liberec, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

Hi,
explain please these two parts of the Law 11 with examples and descriptions of the typical situations (differences between situation 1 and situation 2).

F.e. in situation 2 YC, in situation 1 not? Why? etc.

1) An attacking ...

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