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Law 13 - Free Kicks 8/8/2018

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

On the topic of trying to find ways to reduce the possibility of a player being dismissed due to a low level technical foul (and therefore a ref not calling such a foul), I wonder if 'Team' fouls might some day have a place in football.

A ki...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 8/5/2018

Randall Longhouse of ORLANDO, FL United States asks...

I am frequently involved in matches where the defending team, after committing a foul, stand in front of the ball to delay the restart. They retreat slowly once I verbally indicate to do so, or we do a ceremonial restart once the attacking team asks...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/26/2018

Jeanne Turner of Mount Shasta, CA United States asks...

My Referee organization has conflicting information about the term 'kicked'.. one instructor says the ball must be 'struck' by the foot an other says the ball my be 'rolled' by the foot.. just so long as the ball moves out of it 'foot print'. We nee...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/23/2018

Ivan Cardona of Hallandale, Florida United states asks...

What would you do if there is a free kick being taken just outside the Penalty area and the defending team sets up a wall with one defender layed out on the ground behind the wall to prevent a shot a on the ground? ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/14/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Here's a video clip of the defensive free kick in their PA.

Sorry, I didn't include the retake position.

https://photos.imageevent.com/barstewart/worldcupreffingvids/englandcroatia/Z7110319Area.MOV
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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/13/2018

Sal Maniaci of SCS, MI United States asks...

On a free kick, does the ball have to come out the 18 yard line before it is touched.

Thanks...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 6/24/2018

Stuart Lisk of Carnation, WA USA asks...

I had called an indirect free kick in the box for goalie picking up ball, dropping it, then picking it up again. The ball was at top of the 18 (so about 16/17 yards away from goal) The attacking team asked for 10. I counted it off. My indirect signal...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 4/18/2018

RefMike of Lexington, Ohio USA asks...

On FK, if kicking team decided to play quick without stepoff, but defending team purposefully puts a player about a yard or 2 in front of kicker (obviously to delay), but kicking team doesn't ask them to move back with a ceremonial stepoff, is it a Y...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 4/13/2018

Elkin Vanegas of Revere, Massachusetts USA asks...

In a game,of 'Copa Sudamericana' I did watch a game, and in a 'direct free kick', 3 yards, outside the 18 yards, the kicker, moves the ball with his foot to his right for about one yard (it makes that the wall, does not bother him to pass the ball ju...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/31/2018

Andrew McLagan of Scarborough, Western Australia Australia asks...

agreed to ref a pre-season fun game for some mates.

Their opposing team continually took their free kicks and set kicks by rolling the ball and booting it. I pulled them up for it at least a dozen times. They started to get upset with me cal...

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