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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/25/2019

S of Sys, NSW Australia asks...

Hi I am trying to think of a scenario that would prove the below paragraph:

Q12: If a player commits a DOGSO offence punished by an indirect free kick (IDFK) in the penalty area what is the disciplinary sanction?
The change relating to ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 4/25/2019

Fidel Jaary of Auckland, New Zealand asks...

Hi,

When starting a game a whistle is blown by the referee only once. At the end of the 1st half the referee blows the whistle 2 times. At the end of the game the referee blows the whistle 3 times.

In case of an Extra time, does the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/25/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

'But I didn't touch him'

This one is kind of the opposite to my recent post (33265) 'but I got the ball'.

I had phase of play last weekend that I pulled up, where a defender made a slide tackle with some momentum - bordering on exce...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/24/2019

S of Syd, Nsw Aus asks...

Hi

I always complicate the substitute enters field, outside agent or player leaves the feild to commit a offence restart. I now understand IDF is replaced by DF or drop ball. Can you simply it for a way to remember?

...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/24/2019

Steven of Syd, Nsw Australia asks...

Thanks you for the work you do.

Regarding handling the ball. It seems under new law changes ball to arm situation if unnaturally positioned and gaining advantage it will now be handball. So pretty much 95pc of handball will be called?

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 4/24/2019

Ivan Pekar of Codsall, Wolverhampton, UK asks...

When a goalkeeper makes a save and the ball remains on the field of play (i.e no goal kick), I hear many defending players complaining that attacking players should be outside the penalty area.So, when the goalkeeper has possession of the ball after ...

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Mechanics 4/24/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

'but I got the ball'

https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/mariner-rowles-handed-three-match-ban-for-horror-tackle

https://m.youtube.com/watch?t=3m47s&v=vevj2fClLZc
Interestingly, without VAR, this would have been unpunished, as the...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 4/23/2019

S of Syd, Nsw Aus asks...

Hi

Regarding the new rules changes 2019/20 did I read right that there will be a change to the rule if the ball hits the referee it will be a drop ball to the team who had the ball last?...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 4/22/2019

Chris Payne of Suwanee, Georgia USA asks...

On a corner kick there was significant action and confusion in front of the goal. As the AR2 I saw the ball clearly cross the goal line for a goal. I know the proper mechanic is for me to run up the touch line to indicate a goal but nobody (including...

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Law 1- The Field 4/20/2019

Joshua of Grande Prairie, AB Canada asks...

How many flag posts are needed in a game?...

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