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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/16/2019

Joaquin Donis of Plantation, FL usa asks...

I have never seen this shot. The attacking team is given a shot about 20 steps from the goal. All the defending team, with the goalie, lines up as if they were goalie. The whole goal is defended by the whole team. What kind of shot or foul is this.
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Law 18 - Common Sense 7/13/2019

Jack of Castle Rock, CO USA asks...

Complicated one:
Ball is kicked from midfield by an offensive player to an opponent's goalkeeper. The keeper controls the ball with his feet from within the penalty area (he never uses his hands). He then dribbles outside the area, feels pressure...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 7/8/2019

John Nagel of Wilmette, IL USA asks...

I attended US v. Mexico Gold Cup final yesterday and was really surprised to see the CR completely ignore the required procedure for goal kicks. The team taking the kick would have a second player receive the ball from the keeper well inside the pen...

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Mechanics 7/7/2019

Fidel Jaary of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand asks...

Hi Sir,

i was doing U19 game between two competitive teams, during the game the goalkeeper of one team kept saying to me that the striker of the other team uses or swore at him, i was adamant that i didn't hear a thing, he GK kept telling me...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/3/2019

Jennifer Ferguson of Rineyville, Ky United States asks...

After watching the women's World Cup game of the USA team versus England, my family had this question.
During one play the England team was called offsides. But before the play was stopped there was a collision in the box. The ref went to VAR to ...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/3/2019

Michael Greenia of Dallas, Tx USA asks...

In today's match between USA and England, was not White (#18 England) offside on the play where she was fouled in the 79 minute of the match and England was awarded a penalty kick?

When the pass was initially made to Stokes, Stokes was onsid...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/1/2019

Andrew of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

My question relates to when a free kick is taken and all opponents must remain at least 9.15 m (10 yds) from the ball, unless they are on their own goal line between the goalposts. When does the the referee need to 'step out' the 10 yards? For exampl...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 6/30/2019

steve of havant, hants england asks...

If after a ball has been kicked and is in the air the ref blows full time , and the ball goes into the net , does goal count ? ...

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Other 6/29/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Unfamiliar ground markings on Copa America field.

Am wondering why there is a noticeable line running parallel approximately a meter out from the goal line in the goal area of the Arena Corinthians used in the Copa.

Can be seen at b...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 6/21/2019

SANDRA KERLEW of Windsor, CT United States asks...

Visiting Team B is wearing white jerseys and socks. B1 is wearing a black long-sleeve undershirt, B2 is wearing black tights, and B3 is wearing a black arm sleeve....

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