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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/7/2023

Robert N Fiorio of Schaumburg, IL United States asks...

restart on a player striking a teammate in their own penalty area while ball is in play...

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The Technical Area 9/6/2023

Jeff Rockow of Flagstaff, AZ United States asks...

According to the LOTG, can a coach use a bullhorn device to amplify their voice to communicate to the players on the pitch? As I read Law 4 Section 4, the coach can use electronic communication devices for “tactical/coaching reasons”. It doesn’t spec...

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Mechanics 9/6/2023

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


short question, please.

Law 6, Part Fourth official says: 'The fourth official’s assistance also includes:
• the re-entry of a player following a signal/approval from the referee'

Does the referee actuall...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 9/5/2023

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Thanks to all of you for your clear answers.

Update on the photos... I posted my question at the field after viewing the sequence on the small camera screen.

Once at the computer screen, I could see the heel of the keeper's bac...

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Law 10 - Determining the Outcome of a Match 9/4/2023

Mike of Lachine, QC Canada asks...

Attacking player on a breakaway dekes the keeper and is clear on goal, removes his shirt before kicking the ball into the open net. What is the sanction and restart?...

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Mechanics 9/2/2023

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...


Assume that in the last moments of a game, player A9 is fouled by player B3 when one on one with the keeper. However, the central referee thought it was not a foul and therefore the game went on. After a while, the ball went out of pla...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/30/2023

Jonathan Walston of Raleigh, North Carolina United States asks...

If a defender clears the ball from the defensive zone and it travels up the field, but deflects off an unsuspecting teammate about 10 yards ahead and then goes backwards to an attacking player in an offsides position, it is considered offsides? My o...

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Law 3 - The Players 8/27/2023

Bob of Cincinnati , Ohio Usa asks...

Hand ball in the box by the defense result in a penalty kick but can that team substitute their goalie with a position player before the kick...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/26/2023

Colin Davies of Brighton , Sussex England asks...

Defender passes back to the keeper he has to dive to stop it going into the goal using his/her hand.What decision? Is this a goal scoring situation, thanks....

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 8/25/2023

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Hi, I was watching a 55+ game today and when a PK was taken, I used my camera (in motor drive) to capture the sequence.

The keeper made a nice save but on replay, his left foot was clearly standing a stride forward of the line before the b...

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