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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/21/2017

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

On the USSF video from Mr McHugh are two situations:

1) Interception (Defender goes away from the ball. He makes contact with the ball.)

2) Interference (Defender moves forward. He makes contact with the ball.)

I have third...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/20/2017

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

Hello,
my questions are about quick free kick. Player passes to his teammate (he is f.e. 5 yards away). Defender is obviously less than 10 yards away from the spot of the kick.

Three specific questions:

1) Can this defender acti...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/17/2017

Robert Theisen of Gilbertsville, PA United States asks...

I had a semi professional goalie provide instruction to my center midfielder and goalkeeper on establishing a wall for direct free kicks. His instruction was basically for the center midfielder to step to the ball and start marching off a reasonable ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/15/2017

Mike Essig of Fairfax, VA USA asks...

Free Kicks and Ceremonial Restarts:

While refereeing a U12 Girls competitive match, following a foul and the subsequent direct free kick, the defending team dropped about 8 yards and then asked for me to show them where 10 yards was. The at...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/13/2017

Iain of Las Vegas, NV USA asks...

On a direct free kick which player or players may ask for ten yards?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/8/2017

Robert Belk of Bethesda, MD USA asks...

Indirect free kick: player touches top of ball but ball does not move. Teammate then kicks the ball toward goal.

How to handle???

The ball is not in play until the ball moves. Therefore, the player that kicked the ball has taken t...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 8/19/2017

Gerald of Owerri, Imo Nigeria asks...

Can an advantage be played for a deliberate handball? ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 8/18/2017

Paul Burch of New Hartford, Connecticut USA asks...

With the recent small sided game initiative for youth soccer, in particular the IFK for a header, where is the ball spotted if the header by the defending team is within the goal area or penalty area? The USYSA states 'or on goal area line if infrac...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 8/4/2017

ronald dodds of Battle Mountain, nevada usa asks...

considering the answers to 31672 is FIFA aware of the situations and are they doing anything about it. It would be nice to hear referee Webb's opinion....

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 8/3/2017

ronald dodds of Battle Mountain, nevada usa asks...

positioning of defenders for fouls in goal box.US women vs. Brazil - defenders were at a 45degree angle from the front post. In a Tottenham game they were square to the front post. What is right?...

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