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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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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/10/2018

Adam Barbary of Creswick, Vic Australia asks...

In a recent State championship a striker took a shot on goal only to have a defender, not the keeper,use two hands, in the goal square, in a deliberate attempt to push the ball over the net. Whilst contact was made the lift was not sufficient and the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/10/2018

Nilesh Lal of Suva, Fiji Fiji asks...

Is it true that goalkeepers are protected in the 6 yard box? The play unfolded as follows. A cross was made into the goal area by the attacking team by player A. Player B of the attacking team went in to head in the ball, the goalkeeper came out to c...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/9/2018

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, IN United States asks...

If an attacker dribbles right past a defender, and fouls the attacker just outside the penalty box in the left side and there is another defender on the other side of the corner flag where the AR is at. So it's two defenders in their third defending ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/8/2018

William Giannattasio of Lancaster, MA US asks...

At this age, if a player feels the need to protect their chest by crossing their arms, would that still be considered a hand ball or would that be a discretionary call from the referee?

Thanks in advance!...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/2/2018

Lee Cooper of Wainwright, Alberta Cansda asks...

An outfield player takes a goal kick.
He passes the ball to his goalkeeper who has run to just outside the 18 yard box, parallel with the 6 yard box.
The goalkeeper controls the ball with his feet outside the 18 yard box taps it back inside ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/29/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Am disappointed the Ref McHugh chose not to provide a thought on the proposed variation on the benzema / Karius monument. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/28/2018

Tony Gaw of Whitehorse, Yukon Canada asks...

I find it interesting that several referees with pro experience have different takes on the goal. I for one would have whistled it down and disallowed. This would be very similar to a free kick taken quickly. If a player within the 9.14m has the ball...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/28/2018

Nik of Moscow, Moscow Russia asks...


Very standard situation. The goalkeeper toss the ball into the air to kick it by his foot. The ball left penalty area in the air before foot kick was made.

I want to ask about the moment when the ball was out the penalty area...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/28/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Suppose for a moment this...

nothing else but this...

IF Loris Karius had a bit more observational awareness, and suddenly baulked at releasing the ball because he could sense Benzema was about to stick a leg out...would that change...

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