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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 6/17/2018

Scott of Livermore, CA USA asks...

In the Argentina v. Iceland game Messi missed a PK and the CR had his back to the kick as he gave direction to the other players. I'm not certain, but based on his position and body language I doubt if he had blown his whistle. If that was the case, ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 6/16/2018

Nik of Moscow, Moscow Russia asks...


My question is about penalties (law 14).

It says 'The defending goalkeeper must remain on the goal line <...>'
What does this exactly means?
Can he stand a little ahead of the goal line, just touching it with his heel...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 4/28/2018

Scott McDowell of Portland, OR United States asks...

In KFTPM, should the kicker be cautioned if they touch the ball a second time or kick the ball backwards? Not so in a normal penalty kick, but I'm trying to parse the wording in law 10 where it says:
'The kick is completed when the ball stops mo...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 4/24/2018

Enrique86 of Red Deer, Canada asks...

A player who is taking a penalty misses the ball when attempting to take the kick what is the restart....

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 4/22/2018

Gareth cope of York , Yorkshire England asks...

When a penalty is awarded in normal play where can the opposition players stand .
Clearly it has to be outside the penalty box and all players on both teams seem to stand at the back of the box close to the D.

Is there a rule to stop ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 4/3/2018

Glyn of Carlisle , Cumbria England asks...

When a penalty is to be taken can a player/s stand behind the goal off the pitch or even behind the goal line within the goal right behind the goal keeper? ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/30/2018

Fidel Jaary of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand asks...

Hi There,

Team had been awarded a penalty, kicker stepped in to kick the ball from the penalty spot, i was AR1 standing on the penalty area, the keeper was moving side ways and suddenly before the kick was taken he took few steps forward, th...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/11/2018

Richard Bowering of london, United Kingdom asks...

A penalty is awarded but the penalty spot is worn down (approximately 4 inches deep ), muddy and wet. Can the ball be placed behind the spot for the penalty kick to be taken ?...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/3/2018

Chuck Love of syracuse, new york usa asks...

Me again. Man I got a bone between my teeth lol.
What do you all think of this interpretation:

Given 1: A penalty kick (PK) is a 'clear goal scoring opportunity'(CGSO).

Given 2: During the taking of the PK it is illegal for a G...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/3/2018

Ross Jeffery of Doncaster, Yorkshire England asks...

Tottenham Hotspur had a penalty kick disallowed and the player booked (Heung Min Son) against Rochdale in the FA Cup this week.

Was this the correct decision?

Ive read all of the rules and disagree as far as I can see he hadnt compl...

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