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Mechanics 3/4/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...

Hello,

Do you think that video assistant referee was correct to intervene for the handball offense which happened between minutes 6:07-7:15 of the video?
Here is the video link: https://youtu.be/fr_9IfWlV4A?t=367

I ask bec...

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Mechanics 2/16/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...

Hello,
I have another question which is also related to APP (attacking phase of play) in VAR protocol. Does a one-touch back pass by defending team's player start a new attacking phase of play even if the back pass is intercepted by one of the o...

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Mechanics 2/7/2021

Mark Deaville of Stoke on trent, Staffordshire asks...

If a foul is committed and a player booked is the booking rescinded if VAR call play back for an earlier incident?...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/4/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...

Hello again and thank you very much for your answers. Actually I was more about the APP (attacking phase of play) concept in VAR protocol but I guess, offside rule show some similarity to it. I think, interfering with the defender is the key point in...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/3/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...

Hello,
I have a question regarding regarding attacking phase of play in VAR procedure. Does a deliberate but a bad control of the ball by the defender reset attacking phase of play? Say, home team sends a long ball forward, one of the defenders ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/16/2020

Steve Debus of Crofton, MD USA asks...

Regarding the Brighton/Southampton match I have two questions about the PK call in the 77th minute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=455&v=ygN9-Bdl72E&feature=youtu.be

First Law 12 clearly states that if a hold is started outside the PA but...

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Law 10 - Determining the Outcome of a Match 11/29/2020

Stefanos of Athens, Greece asks...

In this case, the attacker's hand touches the ball as he makes the pass, then his teamate immediately shoots the ball, creating a goal chance. Then, the same player makes an assist and finally the team scores. The goal was cancelled by the referee an...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 11/22/2020

Ed Thomas of Winter Garden, FL United States asks...

I’d like to know your feedback on the Orlando vs New York City penalty shootout. Specifically, is VAR allowed to intervene when Orlando brings on their 6th sub (which in this case was the sub-keeper during the shootout)? And then for the actual red c...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/7/2020

Martin of San Diego, CA USA asks...

2020-2021 offside rule still explicitly stated "arms are not included in offside determinations" (paraphrased). Why then (handball rule changes notwithstanding) do EPL VARs continue to include arms in offside rulings?...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 9/22/2020

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

I also have one specific situation from last weekend.

Video (in time 4:55):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzYRXkquHGc

Both teams entered the penalty area before the kick. But the "Red 25" benefited from this situati...

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