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Law 17 - Corner Kick 12/1/2014

Rick of Portage, MI USA asks...

A player set up for a corner kick, but with the ball clearly out of the arc. The ref had him move the ball into the arc. If the ball had been left outside the arc and ref saw it, what would be the call? Re kick? Goal kick? Play on?...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 10/6/2014

Jason Harries of Swansea, UK asks...

Can a corner kick be taken from either side?...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 10/5/2014

John Trinidad of Castro Valley, CA US asks...

My son kicked a corner kick and a teammate kicked it into the goal. The referee ruled it a goal. Team is heading back to get ready for a kickoff. The opposing coach is a VP of the league and calls the ref over saying it was an offsides. The ref c...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 9/8/2014

Jay LaFountain of Coldwater, MI USA asks...

I was ARing a game and a player asked a question about a corner kick, but in the process gave a demonstration of what he was talking about - including kicking the ball out of the corner arc. The ball obviously was kicked and moved, but since the pla...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 9/8/2014

Jay LaFountain of Coldwater, MI USA asks...

I had a conversation about a corner kick with the center referee that set off alarm bells for me on LOTG.

He suggested that a corner kick could need to be retaken if it is set at the very edge of the arc so that it is barely in play and then...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 8/27/2014

Brandon of Hurricane, WV USA asks...

I was the center for a Varsity game the other night and was working with a new referee as my AR. There was a corner kick, and his flag went up. I blew the whistle (thinking that the ball simply went out of bounds). He does a few weird things, and ...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 6/19/2014

Nate of Spokane, Washington United States asks...

This occurred in a U10 game at a small-sided (5v5) rec tournament. A girl was standing too close on a corner kick. When the ball was kicked, it hit her in the torso and knocked the wind out of her. I stopped play to deal with the injury. I realize th...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 5/14/2014

Natalie White of Cambridge, England, UK asks...


Our team was winning (2-1) in a recent cup final football (soccer) match.

In the last six minutes of time the opposing team had a corner given. The corner taker kicked the ball off the pitch and it ended up behind the goal, the ...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 3/8/2014

Glen George of London , UK asks...

A player takes a corner, the ball hits the post and bounces back to the player, without anyone else touching it. He touches the ball again. What is the decision? ...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 11/26/2013

Darrin Uecker of San Mateo, California United States asks...

My team was defending a corner kick. One of our defenders was on the back post and standing inside the goal, just inside the goal line on the back post. The linesman made him step into the field of play, saying he could not be out of the field of pla...

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