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Law 16 - Goal Kick 9/13/2016

Mark of San Jose, CAlifornia USA asks...

Hi Guys, I have a series of questions.

For a goal kick, the ball is in play if it leaves the penalty area, what if a defender just passes it to his goalkeeper and they just pass it to each other, is the ball no considered in play?

F...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 6/2/2016

Larry of Danville, CA USA asks...

Three goal kick questions.

1. A goal kick is taken and directed to the side of the penalty area, with no opponents in the PA. While the ball is traveling through the PA, can an opponent cut across the PA to challenge for the ball that is n...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 5/14/2016

Ralph Cooper of Upper Marlboro, Md United States asks...

Ages 12 and under, are all goal kicks kicked from the floor?...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 5/10/2016

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

As our new season is starting, I wanted to make sure I understood something.

Goal kick taken by GK:
1. It does not leave the penalty area. Regardless of whether the it goes into the goal, over the goal line outside the goal (but inside...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 5/9/2016

Serkan Kemal of London, UK asks...

Can a goal keeper score an own goal from a goal kick? assuming the ball did not leave the area....

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 4/14/2016

Sean of Birmingham, Warwickshire United Kingdom asks...

When the ball goes out on the left hand side of the goal AFTER contact with a defending player last a corner is awarded, the corner is then taken on the left hand side of the pitch (as the attacking team play) When the ball goes out on the left hand ...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 4/3/2016

Vicki Hayward of Nottingham , UK asks...

If a goal keeper takes a goal kick, off the floor, but it doesn't leave the area before one of her own players touches it, what does the ref award? Our ref took it to be similar to a throw in that doesn't go into play and let the keeper take the goal...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 3/27/2016

Pete roberts of Chester, Uk asks...

Referees in a few of our matches this season have made our keeper retake kick, a tactic I encourage boys to use is to take a quick goal kick to either left or right back to catch out opposition, the problem I'm having is sometimes defender is still i...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 3/9/2016

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I was watching a young woman ref a girls' high school game, recently. She was doing a confident and competent job, though I wondered about one thing:

At each goal kick, she would treat it as an indirect free kick, holding her hand up until t...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 3/7/2016

Jennifer of Angleton, Tx U.S. asks...

Can a player kicking the goal kick place the ball on one side then pick it up and take it to the other side to kick the goal kick?...

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