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Other 5/18/2024

Damien of London, UK asks...

If holding an opponent is an absolute offence resulting in a DFK, how comes in the professional game we now see shirt pulling as normalised - and not punished?

We also see defenders holding attackers arms and shoulders and vice versa, agai...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/16/2024

James of Melbourne, victoria australia asks...

if the goalkeeper has slides for the ball and the player gets tripped is it a penalty...

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Other 5/12/2024

Layome of Gibson, Tennessee United states asks...

Are refs allowed to yell at soccer parents. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/12/2024

James of London, United Kingdom asks...

The ball goes out for a corner and no one from the attacking team goes to take it. Who does the ref book for time wasting? If the answer is the closest player to the ball. What if all the players are an equidistant from the ball?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/7/2024

Keith McDonnell of VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA Canada asks...

Question re: Rules for Defending Fast Players.
Our team has a very fast striker who is generally able to outpace most defenders. When the opposition plays a high line on defense he can often chip the ball past the line (or via a through ball), s...

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High School 5/6/2024

Iain Doleman of Las vegas, NV United States asks...

Attacking player fouled by defending player 2 yards outside penalty área, referee playas advantage and attacking player is fouled 3 yards inside penalty área, referee calls a foul and stops play. What is the testart?...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 5/6/2024

David Kennedy of Akron, Ohio USA asks...

Hi, in one of my tournament games, we got awarded a PK and scored it however, the ref called encroachment on one of our players. This player put one foot in the box and then pulled it out before the kick was taken. The PK was scored directly. I am wo...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/5/2024

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

I still have one situation, please.

S: The goalkeeper catches the ball in the air in his hands and then ball falls to the ground.

A. Even when the goalkeeper is in the air.
B. When the goalkeeper lands on the ground.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/5/2024

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


one goalkeeper's question, please.

Law 12:

'A goalkeeper is considered to be in control of the ball with the hand(s) when:
•?the ball is between the hands or between the hand and any surface(e.g. ground, ...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/5/2024


Good day gentlemen in the house. My question goes like this. If three (3) attackers are in an onside possition and one of them received the ball from a team mate, and the three attackers passes the ball to each other till a goal is scored, till the g...

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