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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/14/2019

Joel Genove of Leesburg, VA United States asks...

Is a hand ball/handling of the ball outside of the box (not by a goalkeeper) restarted with a direct or indirect free kick?...

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Mechanics 10/14/2019

Ken of Eugene , Oregon Usa asks...

Is it proper for a referee to suggest to a coach at youth level to take a player off for a bit due to behavior on the field? Had a situation this weekend at u14 level where some words were misconstrued between two players and resulted in a player cry...

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High School 10/14/2019

Stephen Swan of Elizabethtown, KY United States asks...

NFHS rule on stopping the clock in the last 5 minutes of the second half of regulation or overtime. Intent is to eliminate time wasting by team in lead. Is the clock stopped if both teams are subbing in the last 5 minutes?...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 10/12/2019

Andrew Brand of Overland Park, Kansas United States asks...

In a U-11 game a goalie had her water bottle on the goal line next to the outside of the post. The opposing team hit the water bottle as it hit the outside of the post. The ball bounced back into the field of play and another opposing player knocked ...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 10/11/2019

Jirka­ Strmiska of Brno, Czechia asks...

Thanks,

I thought so, the problem is that when the defender plants his foot in front of the ball, he stands on it with a lot of weight with no further movement intended. It's like kicking into a steel wall. (the defender is also in all kinds...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/10/2019

jerold of phoenix, az USA asks...

question about issuing a caution for FRD

say you give a DFK for a foul in the attacking third and the defender who committed the foul receives a YC for the foul (for whatever reason, PI, SPA, etc). you choose to give the YC (not wait until n...

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High School 10/10/2019

Bob of Seymour, IN USA asks...

IF a Keeper throws the ball up in the air above his and lets it hit the ground and bounce up...can he/she catch it after it bounces?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/9/2019

grant of las vegas, nevada USA asks...

is it possible to give a player two cautions on the exact same play for a single foul they do? for example, a player has done a few of the same type of holding foul from behind. you tell him that the next one is a caution. then he does it again and n...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/9/2019

John DiZonno of Buffalo Grove, Illinois USA asks...

With the new offside rules; if the attacking team takes a shot on goal and the goalkeeper makes the save and the ball goes to an attacking player in an offside position and the player scores a goal.
Is it a goal or is the attacking player offside...

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High School 10/9/2019

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

Do PKs to determine the outcome after a game ends in a tie count toward a team's goals?

Only reason I ask is the scoreboard operator was ticking each goal during the kicks. I know in IFAB matches they don't, as the game is officially a draw...

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