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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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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/13/2018

Matt Lawrence of Dallas, TX United States asks...

Well I guess if yall are in agreeance that the defense cant ask for the 10 yards then I guess thats the case now. It just seems simpler to pace it off in a goal scoring opportunity instead of throwing cards around. Also as a former golf caddie, I bel...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/12/2018

Matt Lawrence of Dallas, TX United States asks...

Regarding wall placement in a goal scoring opportunity... if the rules state that the wall must be 10 yards away, and the estimation of the referee is more like 12 yards, why is the defense not entitled to ask for a pace off if the offense is allowed...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/12/2018

Andrew of Wilmington, Nc Usa asks...

I was an AR for an adult league game this weekend. The attacking team was awarded a direct free kick just outside the penalty area. The defense was getting the wall setup. After about 10-15 seconds after the whistle for the foul, the attackers took t...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/10/2018

JJ WALSH of DUBLIN 16 , ireland asks...

If a player requests 10 yards and takes free kick before whistle. What is decision and restart...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 1/2/2018

Dave Rahilly of Borehamwood , England asks...

Why do professional referees take 10'steps to position the wall. 10 steps is not 10 yds. A 39 inch step is not a normal gait. To anyone viewing on tv can see that generally the pitch cutting is done in 6 yard widths i.e.: 3 in penalty area. The 3rd ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 12/18/2017

Muhammad Rizwan Khan of Abbottabad, KPK Pakistan asks...

Sir, As all we know that during a goal kick no player of attacking or defending team cant take the ball in penalty area. But during a offside or foul kick in penalty area is it the right spot to take the free kick inside the penalty area and can a de...

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