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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/20/2017

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

A follow up to an earlier post regarding keeper red v attacker IFK.

http://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/video/901811267885/My-intention-was-to-foul-Theo-I-should-have-been-y

A foul is a foul, for sure, however, considering the personal a...

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High School 3/19/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA 23456 asks...

The high school season just started, and in one game there were three 'controversial' plays that resulted in PKs or goals (or at least controversial among the parents I was surrounded by). It was a very tough and physical game with a large amount of...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/19/2017

Saul F. of Goshen, IN USA asks...

There was a play between a Liverpool attacker Mane and Manchester City defender Otamendi. Mane was dribbling the ball towards City's goal and defender Otamendi was right behind him. Mane was inside the penalty area and as Mane was about to shoot the ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 3/19/2017

Dane of Lincoln, California Usa asks...

Do cal north rules differ much from fifa rules,

My main question is about 'law 5' which is the 'advantage' rule or guideline.

The referee- allowing play to continue when the team against which an offence has been committed will bene...

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Law 5 - The Referee 3/19/2017

Rick Hartley of Leeds , West Yorkshire United Kingdom asks...

Can a referee swear at a player ? When a player asks for his reason for a decision?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/19/2017

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Some Torino players would go well in the Rugby codes.

Fast forward to the 1:07 mark and the first goal by Torino has an attackers not watching the ball - only pushing and shoving a defender, who, ultimately, is manoeuvred away from the criti...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/19/2017

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Keeper brain fade ends in red, however, is there a careless IFK foul by the attacker.

No question the keeper should see red for his actions, however, is there a case to say the attacker's actions " whether deliberate or not " were a hinderan...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 3/18/2017

Eddie of Sanford , North Carolina United States asks...

So I had a referee on a u12 match. I told the lineman why he was line up with the wrong players. So it didn't matter who the last defender was he would always be line up with the player ahead of the last defender... isn't the second to last defender ...

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Law 10 - Determining the Outcome of a Match 3/18/2017

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Next time someone complains about an offside call from an AR - show them this clip so they can get an idea of the challenges.

Fast forward to the 3:58 mark and see how the near side AR has to work on the fast break.

http://www.fullm...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/18/2017

Tony of Whitehorse, Yukon Canada asks...

What constitutes possession by a goal keeper? If a goalie has his hand(s) on the ball securing it to the ground, is this possession?

So, if a goalie makes a save and while lying on the ground secures the ball between hand(s) and ground is t...

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