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Law 3 - The Players 10/31/2019

NM of washingtom, dc USA asks...

A player is awarded a PK on a trip in the box. She is injured on the foul and must leave the field. Can a substitute enter the game at this time, or must she wait until after the PK?...

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Law 3 - The Players 10/28/2019

jerold of phoenix, az USA asks...

Is it bad form to stop a game to allow a substitution, then cancel the substitution if the team is taking too long to do it?

A few weeks ago on U19 boys match I called a free kick in the attacking third and stopped a restart to allow the def...

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Law 3 - The Players 10/3/2019

David A Bermingham of Herndon, VA United States asks...

If this were to occur in a match with unlimited substitutions the answer may be a bit less straightforward since I don't know of any official who keeps track of the active players by number in these types of matches. Unless the players haven't yet l...

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Law 3 - The Players 10/2/2019

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro , CA Sacratomato asks...

At half time, while both teams are off the field, a player for white earns a red card. Does the white team play one player down the rest of the game?...

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Law 3 - The Players 9/26/2019

nikkko of long branch, nj usa asks...

Penalty Kick:

After a PK is called, coach of team taking PK asks for substitute. Can that substitute take the PK?...

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Law 3 - The Players 9/2/2019

Malcolm Chilton of Twickenham, United Kingdom asks...

The new 'law' which staes a player leaving the field via the nearest touchline when substituted seems to be totally ignored by players and Refs. Why?

Many thanks...

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Law 3 - The Players 8/24/2019

Doug Crawford of Moraga, CA US asks...

Hi Refs - advice on when a red card results in fewer players. I thought that a send-off w red card issued before the game meant the player may not take part in the match, but the team can still field a full component of 11, or however many is a full...

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Law 3 - The Players 8/14/2019

Hussain Anwer of Muscat, Select state Oman asks...

A team started match with 10 players. One of the listed player came late. Can he enter while ball is in play or wait for ball to be out of play...

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Law 3 - The Players 7/27/2019

Fidel Jaary of Auckland, New Zealand asks...

Hi Sir,

I have two questions I wish you to answer

1- if a player gets injured (head knock), he was attended by the physio, does he need to leave the field of play.

2- A defender commits a reckless tackle against a striker, ...

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Law 3 - The Players 6/9/2019

Keith of Vancouver, British Columbia Canada asks...

on this scenario what if the extra player that came on already had a yellow card this giving him a second yellow card and being shown a red card how would the team be penalized for the red card and would the team be at a disadvantage for the red card...

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