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Law 16 - Goal Kick 11/4/2015

Steve Quinn of Perth, WA Australia asks...

I have found this site to be invaluable as a means of honing my understanding of the finer details of the Laws. I think I have a reasonable grasp of the basic laws of the game, but I am very interested in the more uncommon situations, which by the ve...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 10/21/2015

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I was just thinking about corner kick and goal kick restarts -- or even defensive free kicks from the PA -- and how rarely an opposition player would dare infringe the 10-yard zone, yet it's a common occurrence on most other free kicks.

A p...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 10/20/2015

John Sutherland of Tarrytown, NY usa asks...

At what point can an attacking player advance and to where on a goal kick? do you have to wait until ball clears penalty area? ...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 10/10/2015

Greg Perez of Park Ridge, New Jersey United States of America asks...

If a penalty kick rebounds off of the goalie, can the player who kicked the penalty kick be the first one to touch the ball?...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 10/8/2015

Jenn of SANDWICH, IL United States asks...

My question is on a Goal Kick, if the defensive player takes the kick, can the goalie stay inside the goal box or does he have to move out to the Penalty box. Sorry new coach so want to make sure I teach them properly....

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 10/6/2015

Richard of Evanston, Illinois United States asks...

As a follow-up to the question about a double-touch if a goal kick does not leave the penalty area......

What if a goal kick is taken toward the side of the penalty area but rolls out of the penalty area over the end line (goal line) before ...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 9/30/2015

Barry Soliday of Farmer City, IL US asks...

On a goal kick can my defensive players stay within the 18box? I know the receiving team must stay out but what about the defense for the kicking team?...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 9/13/2015

Rob of denvile, New Jersey USA asks...

On a goal kick. Can a defender stand in the penalty area?
How many defenders can stand in the penalty area on goal kicks?...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 9/13/2015

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Richard Dawson said, '...The 2nd touch occurred because it was not hard enough or was it to prevent an opponent outside from getting a great chance? The reasoning MIGHT factor into a delaying the restart and whether a caution is warranted.'


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Law 16 - Goal Kick 9/11/2015

Edward Abraham of Agawam, Massachusetts United States asks...

While a defensive player was taking a Goal Kick, he touched the ball a second time prior to it leaving the penalty area (double touch). He basically was trying to dribble it out of the box. I stopped the play and requested a 'Re-Kick' noting that th...

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