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Law 11 - Offside 9/12/2020

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


one offside question, please.

Law says:

Part 1: A defending player who leaves the field of play without the referee’s
permission shall be considered to be on the goal line or touchline for the

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Law 11 - Offside 9/10/2020

George of Adelaide , South Australia Australia asks...

I was seeking your opinion on an incident in a recent state league game here the other weekend. I was an AR. But not involved in the action

Following a drive down the mid line of the pitch the player with the ball had reached the top of th...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 8/30/2020

Luka Barisic of USA, USA asks...

I'm distraught over new goal kick rules. What pains me the most is seeing a goalkeeper play a high ball to a nearby teammate who heads it back to goalie who catches it. Shouldn't that be whistled for indirect free kick?

Kindly reply here. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/29/2020

Andy Keen of Hull, East Yorkshire Wngland asks...

A forward player whistles as a defender is about to go for the ball, causing several players to stop believing it to be the referee’s whistle. The forward then nips in to score. Should the goal stand or should a free kick be given and the player caut...

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Other 8/27/2020

Dave Kumlin of LUNENBURG, MA US asks...

Covid & Unaffiliated Games Question...
My small town has decided not to participate in league play this fall. Opting instead, to have all their age groups play in-town games against each other. If our teams are playing these in-town games sche...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/25/2020

Kano of Linkoping, Sweden asks...

This is a follow-up to question #33974. Let's call that Incident 1.

Before Incident 1. The referee warns he will start distributing cards if the general aggressive atmosphere in the game continues. Mainly coming from the losing team (Team...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/23/2020

Stephen Beckett of Lisburn, Armagh Northern Ireland asks...

Can a goalkeeper punch a back pass from his own player...

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Other 8/21/2020

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


I have one "VAR" question, please.

Team A scores a goal while another situation is reviewed by VAR technology.

Can the referee award a goal if the team A is also affected in the original situation?
Or do...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/12/2020

Kano of Linkoping, Sweden asks...


In the last minutes of a heated a futsal game, Team A is 2/0 ahead of Team B. Team B are frustrated.

Player from Team A smartly and cleanly steals the ball from player from Team B (almost shoulder to shoulder).

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Law 11 - Offside 8/12/2020

Lenval Peart of Georgetown , Guyana asks...

Please explain why a player cannot be offside from a direct goal kick....

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