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Law 17 - The Corner Kick 12/14/2017

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Ive always been troubled by the trick corner kick (especially at young ages). I can think of 3 scenarios & only the 3rd gives me trouble, but what do you think?

1. A1 walks to the corner. A2 yells "Ill take the kick". A1 nonchalantly rol...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 12/7/2017

Deryck Sayers of Santa Clarita, CA United States asks...

2 questions, simple ones really.

Im a goal keeper and a free kick was awarded in my favor, inside the 18 yard box. I took the kick short to one of my defenders who received the ball inside the 18 yard box. The referee insisted that any kick,...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/6/2017

stan of BASILDON, Essex United Kingdom asks...

(in the penalty area)
the scenario:
a defending player slips over on wet grass, on his way to the floor he collides with an opposition player knocking him over, there is no intention to a) fall over, b) collide with the opposition player.
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Law 5 - The Referee 11/6/2017

John of La, La Usa asks...

Should a center referee ever call his own offside or wave down an AR's offside call?

Like if a center happened to be up at the defenders line and saw a player is clearly offside but the AR misses it, or the center referee clearly sees that ...

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High School 11/6/2017

Tony of Sandwich, MA USA asks...

Is it mandatory in Massachusetts high school games that fans must watch from the other side of the field, where the team benches are not?...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 11/5/2017

Daniel Shaffer of Roseville, CA USA asks...

Is there anything in the rules that would prevent the two assistant referees from switching their sides at the half of a game? I would think in the interest of fairness, this shouldn't happen, but it did occur in our game today. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/4/2017

Steven of new york, ny USA asks...

My final question is that it seems like a goal kick is actually a better 'advantage' to give a defending team rather than a direct free kick from the same location.

Say a defending player is fouled at the 6 yard box while the ball goes out o...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/4/2017

Steven of new york, ny USA asks...

Can drawing repeated offside fouls get a player a 'delaying restart' caution? Say Team A is winning and Player #5 from Team A keeps intentionally staying 20-30 yards behind the defenders, calling for the ball, and then taking an offside penalty becau...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/4/2017

Steven of new york, ny USA asks...

Is it correct to give a player a caution for persistent infringement of fouls that do not involve contact (i.e. consistent dangerous play, consistent goalkeeper infractions, etc)...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/2/2017

Muhammad Rizwan of Abbottabad, Abbottabad Pakistan asks...

Sir, During the match a goalkeeper while kick-off just measure the goal post with his feet and after getting the center of the goalpost he just draw a line with his boat/shoes and in result the white line is damage and he draw this line upto penalty ...

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