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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 4/9/2017

Walter of Stoneham, Massachusetts United States asks...

The question is related to a PK.The law states that the player taking the penalty kick ,can not touch the ball again til the ball is touched by another player first.So if the goalie saves the pk and the ball rebounds to the player who took the kick, ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/24/2017

andy elliot of palm coast, FL United States asks...

when did the rules for a penalty kick change? it used to be all players except the kicker and the goalkeeper only were to be inside the area until the ball was kicked. Now I see as many as 6 or 7 players inside. According to the rules almost every ki...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 2/16/2017

Mehdi of Mashhad , Khorasan Iran asks...گل-پنالت'-به-سبک-مس'-طارم'؛-پرسپول'س-سپاهان

Hello. Would you as a referee allow this goal to be counted or should it have been replayed?

Thanks. ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 2/16/2017

kidane of Asmara, Eritrea Eritrea asks...

My Question is regarding Penalty kick.

why is that a penalty kick is is allowed to be kicked backwards.Instead it is allowed to be kicked forward to a team mate. ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 2/15/2017

Murray of Dingwall, Scotland United Kingdom asks...

If a player stops his run at the end and fakes to shoot while taking a penalty it is a yellow card. However does he get to take the penalty again or should an indirect free kick be awarded to the opposing team? If it is an indirect free kick when was...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 12/6/2016

Paul Gordon of Tampa Bay, Florida USA asks...

I recently saw a clip of a soccer player taking a PK online

In the clip, after I assume the whistle has been blown, the player slowly walks up to the ball and bends down as if he were to pick...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/29/2016

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

If the referee awards a penalty for a DOGSO and while setting up for the penalty kick, time expires, what would be the appropriate mechanics? Does ref announce the kick being the last play of the game? When is it appropriate to allow attacking player...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/27/2016

Jim Pakenham of Dublin, Dublin Ireland asks...

Hi, if the referee awards a penalty and it is the last kick of the game-time is up but the kick must be taken-am I correct in saying that the ref must inform the taker and the goalkeeper that it is the last kick and that the ball must cross the line ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/13/2016

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Not that I've ever had such a windy situation for PKs but if we are ever in the situation where it's so breezy that the ball won't stay put, could an AR or other designate be used as a 'holder' as in gridiron football, to simply apply a finger atop ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/12/2016

Carol nutt of Mira Loma, CA USA asks...

What is the procedure if a goalkeeper is previously stationed on the goal line awaiting a penalty kick and between the time the whistle is blown and the kick is taken, has moved off the line, resulting in the keeper 'not being ready' for the kick to ...

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