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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/29/2020

Jason of La Crosse, WI USA asks...

Can #27 on Newcastle do this:

https://twitter.com/FootyRustling/status/1255464346538442752?s=20

If no, what rule is being broken?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/26/2020

Luis-David Maya of San Mateo, CA USA asks...

UB Caution or VC Send-off? An attacker trips a defender who does not have the ball, about three seconds after the defender cleanly took the ball from the attacker and cleared it.

Additional context:
* Under-14 girls competitive tournamen...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 4/21/2020

brett of hattiesburg, ms usa asks...

what about a player who is fouled but stays up, you may give advantage to, but then quickly passes to player in offside position and AR signals offside? Without having given the advantage signal yet, you would just go back and give the foul even with...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/20/2020

Daniel of Bacau, Romania Romania asks...

Direct free kick for the attackers 18 meters in front of the goal. After the ball has been released by the referee, an attacker shoots the ball towards the goal. A defender runs 3 meters ahead of the wall forward and fends off the shot with a deliber...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/13/2020

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

Hello,

I have two 'ceremonial kick' situations and few short questions, please.

Situation 1:

Defender A from the wall moves towards the kicker before the ball is in play. None of the defending team hits this ball.

...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 4/5/2020

Petr of Prague, Prague Czech Republic asks...

Hello,

one situation, please.

Ball crosses goal line and touchline at the same time. (The ball is leaving the field at the point of the corner flag.)

What is the restart? (free throw or goal kick/corner kick?) Do the rules ...

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Other 4/3/2020

Refjak of Malindi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Thank you guys for your great job. God bless you!...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/3/2020

Refjak of Malindi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Hi!
Thank you so much for your detailed response. I have friends and senior friends that I pride over around here.

However, for the sake of a few of my hard headed fellows who will trust by seeing everything plainly inscribed by seniors ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/30/2020

Refjak of Malindi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Hi!
Law 12 directs that if you apply advantage for a 2nd caution and the offender happens to play the ball again, then you stop play, caution then send off the player and restart with an IDFK unless the player committed a *more serious offence* ....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/30/2020

Refjak of Malindi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Hi! Sorry for being off this site for long! Coronavirus has taken away our pride, but hope football is coming back again! Two qns for today plz:

1. Law 12 allows for a quick restart in case of a cautionable or sending off offence provided th...

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