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Law 3 - Number of Players 6/21/2015

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA USA asks...

On two occasions during a recent game, after a goal was scored, a player for the team that restarted at center stood off the field of play at the center line, only coming on the field once the ball was kicked. This was not noticed by the center ref ...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 6/21/2015

Marty of Lavington, New South Wales Australia asks...

Can play be restarted if a player who has been sent off has not yet left the field of play?...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 5/13/2015

Matt of BRISTOW, VIRGINIA United States asks...

As it pertains to the issue of a throw-in being taken by a substitute who has not entered the field of play, one must first define 'entering the field of play.' Since the boundary lines are part of the area that they encircle, if the player steps on...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 5/11/2015

Michael Premus of Scottdale, Pennsylvania usa asks...

Starting a game short-handed???
If one team has less than 11 players show up for game day; do they play short-handed?


are both teams forced to play with the lesser number?...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 5/10/2015

milad of berlin, germany germany asks...

Dear Ref,
the situation is... the attack player shoot the ball in the *penalty area* and the ball go outside the goal.. but just after he shot the ball , defender from the other team glitched/tackled him from behind. is that a penalty kick or onl...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 5/9/2015

Steven Watson of ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND asks...


Our keeper got injured yesterday in normal time so we replaced him with an outfield player as we has no sub goalie on the bench. The match then went to penalties. Before the shoot out started we changed goalie again with an outfield playe...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 5/2/2015

mike of nottingham, uk asks...

When a team has made 3 substitutions, and then their goalkeeper gets sent off.Are the team allowed to take another outfield player off, and then bring on their reserve goalkeeper.... ...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 4/26/2015

Amber of Centennial, CO Usa asks...

A goalie kicks a goal kick and injured her toe in the process. Simultaneously the ball travels outside 18 td box to opposing team and goalie falls down. Opposing team member dribbles and passes to team mate in front of open goal. The referee blows...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 4/26/2015

Jason Picewick of Quincy, Ma uSA asks...

Can a goalie of attacking team kick corner kick thus leaving his net open....

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Law 3 - Number of Players 4/21/2015

Rachel of Rocklin, CA United States asks...

Should the referee stop the match right away if, in his or her opinion, a player is seriously injury?...

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