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High School 2/24/2021

DEVERY A HARPER of Naples, FL United States asks...

I was at a high school boys regional final the other day as a spectator. I witnessed a series of events that made me question the call. I would like to know your opinions on the matter.

On a corner kick the keeper does a great job of contr...

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High School 2/18/2021

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

NFHS rules, 5 seconds left in the half, red team clears the ball toward the goal and the red striker runs from midfield to collect and shoot. Blue team defender comes from behind and fouls red striker, clear DOGSO. After the foul, but before the cl...

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High School 1/12/2021

David Lovett of Royal Palm Beach, FL United States asks...

I was watching a game and saw an offside call that made me want to ask this question. I try to keep up with the laws of the game to make it more enjoyable to watch. There was a player in an offside position. His teammate passes the ball in his direct...

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High School 11/7/2020

Bruce Moore of SF Bay Area, California USA asks...

First great site.

I'm trying to get a better understanding of defenders reaching in front of attackers to get and or take the ball away. Any insight from your team is Greatly Appreciated !

I have a youtube video that does a bett...

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High School 11/1/2020

Ronald A Reed of High Bridge, New Jersey United States asks...

NFHS recently changed the drop rule. When dropping the ball to the defending goalie in the penalty area, can he/she pick up the ball???...

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High School 10/24/2020

PETER of STOCKTON, CA United States asks...

One of my "pet peeves" is when a free kick is awarded the opposition has a player go and stand over the ball. In my pre-game with coaches and captains I tell them this is a yellow card offense. However, I am seeing this done more and more at the prof...

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High School 10/14/2020

Chester of Stratford, CT USA asks...

An attacker sprinting with the ball in the penalty area was running toward the end line 15 yards to the left of the the goal (not toward the goal) to get beyond the oncoming defender running in from her right. About 10 yards from the end line the att...

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High School 9/29/2020

Jason C. of Lacrosse, WI USA asks...

Ball over the top to a striker making a run... CB reaches up and swats the ball away. It's a clear DOGSO red card but the AR communicates that the striker making the run who was denied an obvious goal scoring opportunity was offsides. Is this still a...

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High School 9/16/2020

Jason C. of Lacrosse, WI USA asks...

I'm struggling with away-from-the-ball confrontations that do not seem to rise to the level of violent conduct, and yet, in my mind, merit a caution. A typical example of this is a challenge on the ball, ball is passed out, and then after the play, t...

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High School 9/12/2020

Andy Beare of Mansfield, Ohio USA asks...

If during a event inside the penalty area, a goalkeeper in advertently ends up sitting on the ball, is this considered “control”, or perhaps a dangerous play like it might be for a field player?...

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