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peter larvan of Savannah, GA US asks...

Do you think the poor performance of Mark Geiger at the WC, roundly criticized by many senior referees etc for losing control of games and dubious calls, will effect the international standing of USSF referees as a whole or will it just reflect upon ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/14/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

On the Croatia first goal in the game vs England: if I had seen that high foot near an opposition head in any of my games, I would have called it. Here, three defenders gave a meek wave of their hands to appeal for a foul but none was given.


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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/14/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Here's a video clip of the defensive free kick in their PA.

Sorry, I didn't include the retake position.

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/13/2018

Sal Maniaci of SCS, MI United States asks...

On a free kick, does the ball have to come out the 18 yard line before it is touched.


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Law 17 - The Corner Kick 7/12/2018

Murichu Gichinga of Nairobi , Kenya asks...

What happens when a cornerkick is taken from the wrong side? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/12/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Am puzzled by two similar Penalty are jostling that had only one picked up as an infringement.

The last play of the first half had seen Lovren of Croatia inside the PA grabbed and hindered by Maguire as the ball came into the PA from a left ...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/12/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Puzzled by an Offside call in the Croatia v England Semi.

It would appear that Harry Kane was adjudged to have been offside in the passage of play at the 32min mark of the match.

Broadcast replays suggest he was level at the time of...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/11/2018

Joe Skuza of Geelong, Victoria Australia asks...

Hi, my two questions relates offside Law 11:

1. When a player in his own defensive half plays the ball forward to a teammate in an offside position in the teams attacking half (ie the ball played across halfway line to him) is the offside ju...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/10/2018

Brian Lutke of Whistler, BC Canada asks...

Please clarify whether it's a foul:
Player 1 has possession and Player 2 slide-tackles hitting ball first but also hits Player 1 (foot-to-foot, or foot-to-leg) after hitting ball. All players on defending team saying 'but he got the ball first'.....

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Mechanics 7/9/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

In the England-Sweden game, in the 66th minute, there was a Swedish pass down their left sideline. An English player steps in to shield the ball over the end line but the Swedish player blatantly pushes the defender from behind.

It looks li...

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