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Character, Attitude and Control 5/4/2024

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...

Hello,

Let us think of a scenario that a defender commits a serious foul play on an attacker but the attacking team is one-on-one with the defending team's goalkeeper. I guess the referee would play advantage here. After the referee shows ...

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Law 17 - The Corner Kick 5/3/2024

Edson of San Jose, California United States asks...

What is the proper restart when a player takes a quick corner kick but at the last moment before the player touches the ball the Assistant Referee on the side where the corner kick is taken notices that the ball is not in the corner arc. Then, what i...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/1/2024

Mühenned Elseyho of Onikisubat, Kahramanmaras Turkey asks...

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Can you help me about this case? Can you explain all things about it

Thank you very much...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 4/28/2024

Peter of Stockton, CA USA asks...

After watching the Liverpool / West Ham game I am very confused and hope that you can help me understand. In the final minutes the keeper releases the ball Gakpo runs on the ball and then the referee stops play. Before play was stopped the keeper was...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 4/27/2024

Gene of Glendale, CA United States asks...

A goal kick was called for after the opposing team kicked the ball out of bounds. The ref tossed the ball to our goalie, and it bounced off the goalie into her own goal. A parent of the opposing team started shouting that it was an own goal. No one a...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 4/26/2024

DARRYL FUNSTON of KESH, Northern Ireland United Kingdom asks...

If we lost a cup match on penalties and the opposition goalkeeper was wearing a jersey the same colour as the match officials can we appeal the result?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/25/2024

Ken Craig of Cookeville, TN United States asks...

If a defending player intentionally passes the ball back to their keeper and the keeper unintentionally kicks the ball into the air and it goes backwards due to the spin on the ball. As an offensive player goes toward the ball the keeper grabs the ba...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/25/2024

Larry of Danville, California United States asks...

I wish I could get as fast and as thoughtful of a response from people who are being paid to do their job. You guys are great. However, I have a couple of follow up comments.

Jason, after a search of the Laws from the last several years I ...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/25/2024

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

Hello,

one slightly stupid offside question please:-)

We know that an opponent's deflection does not reset offside.

Situation: Player A10 shots. His teammate A30 is in an offside position. The ball bounces off defend...

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Mechanics 4/24/2024

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...

Hello,

In the following case, how shall the play restart?

Attacking player is being tackled by a defender in the penalty area, the ball goes out for a throw in but after the ball goes out, the referee blows his/her whistle for a...

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