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Law 2 - The Ball 4/30/2012

sam street of preston, lancashire england asks...

If a goal is scored but the ball had become deflated/burst after the initial kick (ie on route to goal) does the goal still stand

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Law 2 - The Ball 4/6/2012

Lon of Roseville, CA US asks...

My son and I recently A/R a tournament in Reno, NV (Sagebrush), after the game a guy approached us asking us to produce the game balls. Are the Refs responsible for the game balls after the game has ended?
He was a very angry little man....(typic...

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Law 2 - The Ball 1/1/2012

Rusty of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand asks...

Our 9 year old son is an exceptionally talented soccer player who is regarded as a natural.

Jared however, has a form of colour blindness that makes a yellow ball virtually invisible to him even against white.

Our questions is

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Law 2 - The Ball 10/18/2011

Jonathan Lucas of front royal, VA united states asks...

Let's say I award a team a penalty pick, or even another free kick. Directly after the kick is taken, I find out that the ball was the wrong size. In the event of a penalty kick, should the kick be retaken regardless of whether the ball went into the...

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Law 2 - The Ball 12/23/2010

Al Dugan of Belmar , NJ USA asks...

Did the referees who allowed that goal to stand when the attackers happened to pick up a ball from a team warming up and threw that back into play actually think about the question before answering?

There is NO WAY you should allow that to h...

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Law 2 - The Ball 12/18/2010

Victor Vandenburg of Acampo, California USA asks...

During a recent BU16 game the defense cleared the ball over the touch line, over the park fence and over a road for a throw in. Instead of waiting for the retrieved ball, the offensive grabbed a ball from a non-competing team that was warming up for...

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Law 2 - The Ball 6/27/2010

Mike of Norton, MA USA asks...

In a state championship semi-final game earlier this morning, a team scored directly from the opening kickoff. When the keeper retrieved the ball from the goal, he discovered it was a size 5 and not the prescribed size 4. He mentioned this to the r...

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Law 2 - The Ball 2/27/2010

Steve Hayward of Hemel Hempstead, UK asks...

Can a player clean the ball with equipment handed to him? Or can a ball boy or off pitch person clean a ball to aid the grip at a throw in?...

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Law 2 - The Ball 9/12/2009

paul hogg of newcastle upon tyne, uk asks...

During a recent game the oppostion had two spare balls either side of their goal. When the goal went out of play their goalkeeper retreived one of these balls and played the ball quickly out. Is there not a rule where spare replacement balls can be s...

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Law 2 - The Ball 9/9/2009

Bill of Bohemia, NY USA asks...

We recently had a game where the color of the ball matched our opponents uniform. I asked the referee to have them change their jersey's and he replied no!...

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