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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/26/2016

John Andrews of Cygnet, Tasmania Australia asks...

Thanks for that. I did look but couldn't find a relevant answer. It was to do with a player leaving the field of play and how that could be interpreted. Excellent job....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/25/2016

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

Hello, describe please exactly what is promising attack and what is not. Thank you!...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/25/2016

RE: Youth to adult, comp and rec.

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

In searching for some history on soccer rules, I came across this site http://www.history-of-soccer.org, which offered an interesting paragraph on the hand ball foul:

'Here is a good way to tell whether it was intentional or not: if the play...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/25/2016

RE: Amator Under 6

aymen soumer of KHOURIBGA, Khouribga Morocco asks...

If a player off the field (blessed/for law 4) entered into the field without the referee's autorisation and committed a foul against the opponent , how shall the referee resume the game , a direct or Indirect free kick

The old law please
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/24/2016

RE: Amator Under 6

aymen soumer of KHOURIBGA, Khouribga Morocco asks...

I hope you can answer me with the 'old' law (2015/2016) .

What is the restart if ball in play a goalkeeper hits a player with his hand/leg while the player is in the goal area (between the goal line and the net ) .

Another question...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/24/2016

RE: Other

John Andrews of Cygnet, Tasmania Australia asks...

Is a player allowed to be outside the field of play when playing the ball on the line or must the player remain in the field of play?...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/22/2016

RE: Youth to adult, comp and rec.

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Re: being offside when coming back to a ball that was passed backward.

I would like to see it clarified in the the Laws, allowing the square or backward pass to be exempt from offside calls.

Rugby and North American (gridiron) footb...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/22/2016

RE: All Other

Jason of Wylie, Texas US asks...

So the OP's question about the ball trapped in the corner and the answer that the opposing player could go around and poke it back to their team mate made me think. I've never given players leaving the field during normal play that much thought as it...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/21/2016

RE: Pro Adult

Nigel Reed of Melbourne, Vic Australia asks...

My name is Nigel Reed, I am the technical director at Eastern Lions - NPL2

I was hoping that you could help clear up an offside ruling?

Can a player be offside if the ball is passed backwards?

My view is that the player is ...

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Law 1- The Field 8/20/2016

RE: Adult

Terence Farrell of Manchester, England asks...

Last season I attended a match at Manchester United.At half-time as the teams left the pitch,the sprinklers were turned on in the penalty area that the away team would be defending.So my question is once the game has started can the home team alter t...

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