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Law 13 - Free Kicks 5/17/2017

Iyke dave adizua of enugu, enugu Nigeria asks...

whats your say on NACHO'S GOAL...REAL MADRID VS SEVILLA...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 5/16/2017


How can 4 Fifa refs botch a simple IDK in the goal area as they just did in the EPL game Arsenal and Sunderland Will there be any punishment from the FA or Fifa?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 5/15/2017

James Douglas of Princeton, WV USA asks...

On a free kick in the attacking side of the field the defense retreats 10 yards. Before the kick is taken the defense moves in 2 steps. The offensive players do not move and are still 10 yards from the ball when the ball is kicked but they are in fro...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 4/22/2017

Israel Maciel of South Gate, California United States asks...

Lately I have seen referees not requiring the defensive team players to move 20 yards away from the ball. Referees argue that if the team taking the free kick doesn't ask for the distancia, he doesn't have to ask defensive players to respect that dis...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 4/13/2017

Carlos of Mountainside, NJ USA asks...

A free kick has been awarded to the attacking team a couple of yards outside the penalty box. As normally happens, both teams prepare for the kick. The defending team focuses on their wall and the attackers focus on playing a rebound. There is no off...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 4/7/2017

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

This is a weird one I still can't figure out. This is a DFK restart for blue, and for some reason I can't detect there's a violation that results in an IFK for white from the same spot.

The only thing I can figure is that the wind had cause...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 4/7/2017

Dejan of Belgrade, Serbia asks...

Hello! My question is: during the preparation for free kick or indirect kick in goal scoring position, when a play is stopped and about to start, can a player from attacking team stand in front of the goalie and deliberately obstruct his view of the ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/9/2017

David Youngs of Irvine, CA United States asks...

On a free kick the player quickly takes the kick and kicks it directly at an opponent about 1 yard from the ball. He kicked it lightly so as to have it bounce back to him so he could play the ball. This was an intentional play on his part.

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/8/2017

Jon of New York, New York United States of America asks...

According to Law 13, shouldn't any player who deliberately runs up and plants themselves in front of a free kick (clearly less that 10 yards) be shown a caution for Delaying the Restart of Play?

I am constantly telling players 'You know what...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 2/25/2017

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I have a related question. Suppose the GK picks up the ball about 3 feet from the goal line & just off to one side of the goal area.

Where do the defenders stand for the IFK?

Since the goal area extends 5.5 meters past the goal p...

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