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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/26/2018

Keith of Las Vegas, NV USA asks...

https://youtu.be/t7vw0H6JGPU
Though the Liverpool GK made a blunder to even risk this event, I would have called a foul and awarded IFK because the Real Madrid forward was already attempting to kick the ball while the GK still had possession and ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/26/2018

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

Hello,

what do you think about first goal in today's Champions League final match? Could it be 'preventing the goalkeeper from releasing the ball'?

Thank you very much!...

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Other 5/26/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Thanks for all your insights. It's wonderful to get different perspectives from experienced referees.

I can see that this is one of the most difficult aspects of judgement because you can lose both respect & control of the game.

I...

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Law 3 - The Players 5/25/2018

terrie d of oakton, va usa asks...

At what age does youth soccer limit substitutions? or is that only in the pros?...

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Mechanics 5/24/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I have a question about something referee McHugh said...that he would caution both players. I thought that if you didn't see the 'initial' foul (& no AR did) that you couldn't punish that person, however unfair that may seem.

Sometimes the ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/24/2018

Dimitrios G. Panagiotidis of DES PLAINES, IL United States asks...

Not a question but more of a follow up to the excellent answers provided so far:

I am basing my decision to this FIFA explanation:

' ... A handball should not be awarded if a player is ruled to have handled the ball accidentally. Th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/24/2018

gary of nashua, nh usa asks...

Thank you responders, the player receiving YC was the only one instigating (the other was being protected). That is why im surprised he followed up directly with the AL. The team was concerned with the point deductions in standing ie (2 points for do...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/23/2018

Dimitrios G. Panagiotidis of DES PLAINES, IL United States asks...

Attacking team crosses the ball into the goal area almost parallel to goal line, goalie attempts to handle the ball but only touches it lightly still enough to make a defender (who is standing behind him and in front of the right vertical goal post) ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/23/2018

gary of nashua, nh usa asks...

During a game, I gave a caution for UB (player was getting aggressive with another for an alleged push- I never saw it-was in good position). About 10 seconds later, despite the YC, player followed opponent and loudly yelled vulgarity at him from him...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/22/2018

iain mackenzie of Brisbane, qld Australia asks...

We recently played a game and the ball was bouncing around near our goal
The referee blew the whistle and gave a drop ball from which the opponents scored directly.
I asked at half time and referee said both players has high feet so it was e...

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