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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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Law 2 - The Ball 4/19/2009

Alexander Dyomin of Kursk, Russia asks...

Dear Sirs,
I have a question regarding the Law 2.
The Law adverts to the matter of what to do when "the ball bursts or becomes defective"
But when the ball becomes defective? How a ball can become defective except when it bursts? When th...

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Law 2 - The Ball 2/26/2009

gaurav chakraborty of delhi, delhi india asks...

a original soccer ball is ligth or heavy?...

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Law 2 - The Ball 9/7/2008

Shrenil of Long Sault, Canada asks...

I'm doing a project about the psi in soccer balls, and I was wondering if a ball at 3 psi would go farther than a ball at 15 psi...

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Law 2 - The Ball 8/27/2008

Melissa of Bothell, Washington USA asks...

Just as the attacker takes the shot on goal, the ball bursts and rolls to a stop just in front of him. He then kicks the ball into the net. Whats the call?...

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Law 2 - The Ball 8/13/2008

Glenn Kove of New Bern, NC USA asks...

The refs. and assocs. here are resist allowing a 'substitute' ball to be put in play when the original balls has been kicked far OOB. I usually chase those down. They're playing running time and should be playing soccer not fetch. I know the use of m...

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Law 2 - The Ball 5/23/2008

neil hynett of birmingham, england asks...

why do you use size 4 balls for saturday football( under 13) but on a sunday use size 5( under 13) ??

also why only 35 mins per half...

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Law 2 - The Ball 3/21/2008

Brett Peavler of Brookfield, Wisconsin United States of America asks...

I almost had to cancel a game once because of a reason that is very hard to believe. I arrived at the field and did all the pre-game insection. I asked the coatches for a ball and none of them had remembered to bring any. They told me that I should h...

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