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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 6/26/2016

Nigel of Henton, England asks...

New kick off rule - can the person kicking off shoot before one of his own players touches the ball?...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 6/26/2016

graeme ross of gree, scotland asks...

can you tell me in what year the requirement for the ball to travel its' circumference was removed from the laws of the game?...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 6/13/2016

Juan Ochoa of Norfolk, VA USA asks...

At the start of the Ireland vs Sweden game during Euro 2016 this morning, the Swedes started the game with the foward kicking directly backwards to the defense. It never went foward. Is this a new rule???

Thanks....

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 6/9/2016

Mike of Philadelphia, PA United States asks...

Team losing scores and then retrieves ball from the goal to get the play started sooner. The team that was just scored on takes exception to this and a fight nearly breaks out. I asked for the ball and then brought it up for the restart. What is he b...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 5/14/2016

hasan of sylhet, sylhet Bangladesh asks...

hello ref? if someone score from outkick is it goal or not??...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 5/7/2016

shaji of Shuwaikh, Kuwait asks...

Hello sir,
Game abandoned 84th minutes.Because of viewers entered the ground and flood light also gone same moment. Play was stopped for foul kick.
Organizing committee decided replay next day remaining time.(6+injury time)
The Referee ho...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 4/15/2016

Ken of Drogheda, Ireland asks...

Was the law changed before as I think that the ball did not always have to go forward from kick off. I seem to remember that law being introduced some time ago I note it has recently changed so the ball will no longer have to go forward from next sea...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 4/1/2016

Dino kidder of East Liverpool , Ohio Usa asks...

Referee stops play because of a player injury the ball was a nickel area what is the proper restart...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 2/25/2016

Victoria of Rowlett, Texas United States of America asks...

What is the correct restart if the play must be stopped for an injured player that wasn't fouled....

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 1/25/2016

Paul of Milton, ON Canada asks...

On a dropped ball, the LOTG state that a goal cannot be scored directly. However, would the goal count if a player receives the ball from a dropped ball, dribble it for 5-10 seconds then kicks the ball towards goal and it enters the goal without it ...

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