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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/25/2018

Mr Secret of VANCOUVER, Bc Canada asks...

Regarding kicks from the penalty mark: A player comes up to take a penalty kick after extra time. He begins his run towards the ball, but just before he gets to the ball, he stops because he didn't like the way his run up was or the placement of his...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/2/2018

Glen Brizendine of Youngsville, Nc Usa asks...

Penalty Kick:
1st identified kicker steps up takes the PK and misses. The AR signals a Keeper infraction (off the line early) kick to be re-taken.
Question: CAN the team taking the kick now identify a new kicker to take the second PK (the re-...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/2/2018

Melwyn of Mumbai, Maharashtra India asks...

Thank you for clarifying my query (Ref: 32762). In a similar case, what if the players swap position without informing the Referee? Does the referee allow the kick to be taken and then caution both players? After the caution, allowing the goal to sta...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 9/30/2018

Melwyn of MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA India asks...

During normal time, the attacking team has been awarded a penalty kick as the defender pulled down the attacker in the penalty area during his run towards the goal. Whilst the penalty kick is been taken, can the defending team swap their regular keep...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 9/11/2018


On a penalty kick (kick off the mark), can an opponent be on the side of the area as long as he does not pass the ball, and what is the restartif he is in front of ball when kick is made....

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 9/7/2018

andy elliot of palm coast, FL usa asks...

Doesn't the rules of a penalty kick state that all players must be outside the area until the ball has been struck, at the recent Italy/Poland game ,there must have been 10 players inside the area when the ball was struck....

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 7/2/2018

Douglas Wix of Liverpool, Merseyside United Kingdom asks...

Hello. I appreciate your comments,especially the evening match. All saves were BLATANTLY UNLAWFUL but guess you will always support the referee! Also why wasnt the Danish defender sent off for stopping the Croatian player tap the ball in, he should b...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 7/1/2018

Douglas Wix of Liverpool, Merseyside United Kingdom asks...

Simple question. Ref tells goalkeeper dont move off your line before ball is kicked,yet just now a clear infringement by Akinfeev but no retake. No one in tv studio mentioned it. Why no retake or scrap that law altogether. I expect you will just supp...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 6/18/2018

Nik of Moscow, Moscow Russia asks...

Law 14 says:

'if both the goalkeeper and kicker commit an offence at the same time:
˘if the kick is missed or saved, the kick is retaken and both players cautioned
˘if the kick is scored, the goal is disallowed, the kicker is cautio...

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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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