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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 10/7/2017

Dave Bober of Waynesville, NC US asks...

A player takes a shot on goal..the keeper picks the ball up and rolls it to one of his own players. As soon as he releases the ball it is in play correct...and the player may be standing in the box....what i'm asking is it doesn't have to leave the b...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 9/8/2017

george of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

An attacking player is dribbling down the sideline with an ongoing challenge from a defender. Defender complains ball is out but trailing AR signals ball is still in play. As both players arrive near the corner flag, the defender finally wins the cha...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 6/14/2017

Gerald Ebuka of Owerri, Imo Nigeria asks...

Some football players in school once argued with me that a whistle is blown when ever a goal is scored, i made it clear to them that a whistle is blown when a goal has been scored and the ball still appears to be in play. TRUE OR FALSE? ...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 6/11/2017

Chrism of Brisbane, QLD Australia asks...

If the goalie handles the ball in the box and puts one of his feet outside the field of play (over back line beside the goal) is the ball in or out? The ball remains in the box....

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 12/7/2016

Scott of Livermore, CA USA asks...

There was an extra ball on the side of the goal that was too close to the end line. A shot was taken and it hit the extra ball. The game ball never fully left the field of play, and the original shot taker put the rebound into goal. I believe FIFA ...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 11/11/2016

Richard Sedivy of Huntington Beach, CA USA asks...

So in regards to question 30860, is rolling the ball with the bottom of the foot a valid restart provided that the ball clearly moves, or does the ball have to be kicked? Is rolling the ball considered a 'kicking motion' and therefore a kick?...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 9/29/2016

David of Chicago, Illinois United States asks...

Setting aside the issue of whether the call can be overturned, and assuming, for the purpose of this question, that the goal keeper pushed the ball over the top of the goal, wouldn't the correct call by the center ref have been a corner kick, rather ...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 9/10/2016

Wally of Ocean Isle Beach, NC United States asks...

If a player from team A kicks the ball and it hits a player from team B on the foot, even though the player from team B was not trying to make a play on it and it goes out of bounds, who was it out on?...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 7/16/2016

Xavier Angulo of San Diego, Ca USA asks...

Ref blew the end of the first half while a shot was in mid flight. Does the goal count?...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 7/12/2016

Todd of fort wayne, IN United States asks...

Ball in and out of touch, AR raises flag but CR does not see. Play continues, is there a point when AR should drop the flag or just hold up forever? ...

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