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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 12/27/2016

Muhammad Rizwan khan of Abbottabad, Kpk Pakistan asks...

Sir I want to know that in a match here in local club during second half kick off after referee blow the whistle and the other team mate start it and also done the goal before the start of actual team and the referee a award the goal as well. Can an...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 12/16/2016

Ceazer Chew of Perth, Western Australia Australia asks...

Hi there.

Scenario.
team A scores a goal and the ball is brought back to the middle for the restart. Without the referee blowing the whistlem Team B plays the ball and manages to score a goal in the one passage of play. The referee has a...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 11/23/2016

pete of floral park, ny usa asks...

Hi Refs,

a couple of questions can a player score directly from a kick off or does it have to be touched by a teammate before a shot on goal is taken.Q2 forward is one on one with goalkeeper about 10 yards outside keepers penalty area forwar...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 11/17/2016

Rolando J Morales of Los Angeles, CA USA asks...

I am a bit confused on the LOFTG regarding the use of the whistle. Do the laws mandate that a whistle must be used in certain situations? I know that it is a control tool and that it should be used to convey a message to the players, coaches and spec...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 10/18/2016

Biju Johny of kuwiat, kuwiat kuwait asks...

Team A scored a goal.Team A took the ball and kept in center.Team B kick the ball direct to Team A Goal and went to goal.Referee first award goal then Team A protest Team A players not reached to their half.First time referee award goal then changed ...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 10/10/2016

Brian of Brooklyn, Ny USA asks...

Hi Gents,

Question(s) regarding kickoff restart.

Must the team taking the kickoff have a player standing next to the ball? Is it legal for a player standing away from the ball (in or outside his team's semi-circle) to run toward th...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 10/2/2016

Haji Hussain Jan of Muscat, Muscat Oman asks...

Can a player score an own goal from a kickoff?...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 9/15/2016

Matt of Bristow, VA USA asks...

The new LoGs state that a referee may not manufacture the outcome of a dropped ball. Given that, how would you handle a situation were a keeper makes a save and before distributing the ball notifies you that it is flat. You are close enough that you...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 9/13/2016

Mark of San Jose, CAlifornia USA asks...

For dropped ball, I understand it must at least two players for it to be a legal goal. If the ball is dropped and a player dribbles around the penalty area, hasn't touched a player, just the dribbling player,t hen leaves the penalty area and then sho...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 8/9/2016

Sam of Santa Clara, CA USA asks...

In the new laws, it says that it has to at least touch two players in order for it to be a legal goal if it enters the goal, from a dropped ball. If a player takes the ball from a dropped ball and dribbled it and shoots and scores, is that still a le...

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