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Kicks From The Penalty mark 3/6/2017

Matt of Salt Lake City, UT USA asks...

Situation: DURING kicks from the mark, the visiting goalkeeper is injured. The goalkeeper is legally replaced by a substitute from the bench.
Question: May the new goalkeeper attempt a kick from the mark?
IF NOT, is the home team required to...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 1/30/2017

Simon from of Collingwood Park, queensland Australia asks...

In the answer by Referee Dawson, he provided additional information to the initial question and as such no other ref from the panel spoke of it, so I want to confirm he meant to say this.

" or the two players who left one could return to r...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 1/25/2017

Simon from of Ipswich, queensland Australia asks...

A match needs a winner to determine which team goes on to play in next round of the competition, but the game finishes in a draw, so KFPM. Blue team finished with 9 players (the red team had full 11 players) on field at end. Those (18) players have b...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 1/22/2017

Muhammad Rizwan Khan of Abbottabad, KPK Pakistan asks...

Sir, Here in our local tournament and at the end of the match which was ended at 0-0 to decide the winner the penalty shootout was awarded. During the last penalty kick the kicker kicked the ball before the whistle was blow by the referee and the bal...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 12/25/2016

T.J. of Wasaga Beach, ON - Ontario Canada asks...

Does the ball get moved back from the penalty
line after the first five shots are done. ...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 12/8/2016

chad of dublin, ireland asks...

Thanks lads, discussing this one in office, for sure, if ball has crossed line before the VC then goal stands.

If we look at the famous case that Joe posted earlier, which we can see real time here

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 12/6/2016

chad of dublin, ireland asks...

Penalty shoot out. Score is 5-4.

Deciding penalty. Attacker his ball hard off crossbar. Keeper runs out and celebrates wildly in front of striker. Striker hits the keeper a punch.
Ball meanwhile comes down and spins into the net.

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 11/29/2016

Francesca Diaz of Apopka, Fl United States of America asks...

Hello Referee,
I am Francesca I play keeper in my high school and I am writing a paper on penalty kick shootouts and why they should not be used to determine a winner in the case of a tie. Can you tell me a reason you think they should stay or ...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 10/12/2016

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

As i re-read modifications, I thought back to a game that went to penalty kicks. Players were too nervous and volunteers were scarce. My question is, if a nervous player decides he/she has a restroom emergency in the middle of kicks from the mark, do...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 10/1/2016

Omar of Mogadishu, Banaadir Somalia asks...

During the kicks from the penalty mark goalkeeper has picked up and injury and his team has used all of their substitutions can this team replace this goalkeeper player who was excluded from the match to equalise the number of players?...

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