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Law 17 - Corner Kick 9/23/2013

Brian H of Seattle, Washington USA asks...

While setting up for a corner kick a player set the ball down in the corner arc, took a couple of steps back (not enough to give him a full run-up for the kick), then returned to the ball and tapped it with his foot to reposition it within the arc. H...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 9/16/2013

Gabriella of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

During a recent game against a tough team, the opposition took corners in a way that we thought was illegal. The ref didn't seem to care. What they did was they would have to players about five feet apart the player taking the kick would do a short p...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 9/8/2013

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Don't mean to be picky, but I notice that the first sentence of referee Joe McHugh's answer might be misconstrued. The ball doesn't actually have to touch the arc line as long as the edge of the ball would be touching an imaginary vertical line draw...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 9/6/2013

Pat Black of Elizabethtown, KY USA asks...

When a corner kick is placed, how much of the ball must be in the arc? Can the ball be placed outside the arc such that only the edge of the ball is over the outer part of the arc? ...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 8/13/2013

Ryan of Castle Hill, NSW Australia asks...

In a corner kick, is there a time limit of how long they have to take the corner kick, if so and they take longer than the amount of time they have, what happens?...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 8/4/2013

Paul Napier of Vacaville, CA USA asks...

I have seen this 'Trick' twice, once in High School, and at a U12 Boys game. The one done in High School I was the AR at the corner. The First Player set the ball down inside the Arc and Barely touched it with her foot (more of an alignment touch)
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Law 17 - Corner Kick 7/16/2013

Eric Schrepel of Antioch, Ca USA asks...

During a corner kick, can the attacking team place themselves inside the Goal Area box, including on or over the goal line (ie. inside the net)? I've seen teams use this as a tactic to crowd the goalkeeper, and even pin down/trap the keeper's arms fr...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 6/25/2013

Kevin of Toronto , ON Canada asks...

Can an attacker play the ball, if he took a corner,the ball hit the post, and came right back to him without touching any other player on the pitch....

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 6/13/2013

Michael Sullivan of Naperville, Illinois USA asks...

I ref for the same teams often. A U-10 coach has a set play where his team sets up for a corner kick, to be taken by player A. Player B approaches, calls out that he will take the kick. Player A taps the ball towards him, but instead of setting u...

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Law 17 - Corner Kick 3/25/2013

Rob of Jacksonville, Fl Duball asks...

I had a situation recently involving the so-called 'trick corner kick.' I was the AR when a corner kick occured. The attcker placed the ball outside the corner arc which I found unusual. I probably should have said something then but did not. He back...

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