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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 5/13/2019

joshua of nunya bizniss, california usa asks...

question regarding AR flag signal mechanics when calling a penalty kick.

i know it isn't listed in the LOTG, but in my area we still tend to do the 'skirt' AR signal for a penalty kick rather than the official signal of wiggling the flag for...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 5/10/2019

Miriya of New Tripoli, PA United States asks...

Is having your hair dyed a certain color (ex. blue, red, green, etc.) against the regulations/rules of the game?...

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Mechanics 5/8/2019

don of houston, tx usa asks...

something i need to get more used to when watching professional matches an implementing it into my games are how freely refs give out cautions and what they give them for, but at the same time frequently not giving cautions for things that look like ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 4/28/2019

Mark of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

I have a question regarding playing advantage and when its deemed to be over.

Yesterday I was watching a men's all age game when an attacker was fouled in the attacking half, just past the center circle, as they were passing the ball to a te...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/27/2019

S of Syd, Nsw Aus asks...

Regarding offside. 3 years ago I would consider a play by a team mate in offside position but only to have a defender attempt to stop it with a poorly control play at defending with the ball rebound through to offside player. Gaining an advantage. I'...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/24/2019

Steven of Syd, Nsw Australia asks...

Thanks you for the work you do.

Regarding handling the ball. It seems under new law changes ball to arm situation if unnaturally positioned and gaining advantage it will now be handball. So pretty much 95pc of handball will be called?

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 4/24/2019

Ivan Pekar of Codsall, Wolverhampton, UK asks...

When a goalkeeper makes a save and the ball remains on the field of play (i.e no goal kick), I hear many defending players complaining that attacking players should be outside the penalty area.So, when the goalkeeper has possession of the ball after ...

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Mechanics 4/24/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

'but I got the ball'
Interestingly, without VAR, this would have been unpunished, as the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/17/2019

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


I have one question about 'two fouls next to each other' please.

For example, this scenario: Defender fouls the attacker. The attacker does not fall immediately. He moves on. Then a second defender fouls him again.


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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 4/17/2019

Arun Joy of Kochi, Kerala India asks...

I just want to know if i could use zero (0) as my jersey number for official matches?
Can you tell the rules regarding jersey numbering?...

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