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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/3/2018

Chuck Love of syracuse, new york usa asks...

Me again. Man I got a bone between my teeth lol.
What do you all think of this interpretation:

Given 1: A penalty kick (PK) is a 'clear goal scoring opportunity'(CGSO).

Given 2: During the taking of the PK it is illegal for a G...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/21/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

So the arms and hands are not considered as part of the defending players body in regard to offside.

Have never heard that before.

Have never had a branch coach explain that, and have never heard this in any broadcast of a match w...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 2/19/2018

Ali Asger of Pune, MAHARASHTRA India asks...

Can the same rule be applied before the whistle? So let's say I have awarded the PK but the keeper is having his own sweet ceremony before taking up his position.....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/11/2018

Simon from of Gladstone, queensland Australia asks...

I downloaded the current LOTG from the FIFA website, which is produced by IFAB. On pp.28/9 it introduces the concept of using a yellow card and sin bin, and provides guidance on how each of the 2 systems are to operate. In Australia we are about to s...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/10/2018

Patrick of Hitchin, Hetrs England asks...

Can a referee give a yellow card to a linesman for leaving the field of play without the refs permission ?...

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Jon of NOTTINGHAM, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom asks...

Penalty kick is taken and hits the cross bar, coming back to the taker who puts it into the goal. Is this a goal? ...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 1/23/2018

Larry of Danville, CA USA asks...

If a goal kick is taken and an opponent runs through the penalty area (prior to the ball leaving the penalty area) and either intercepts the kick outside the penalty area, or immediately challenges the kicking team for possession outside the penalty ...

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High School 1/23/2018

Trevor of Danville, Kentucky United States asks...

Well, I just found another KRS that may be used to justify a ref ejecting a fan for non-physical related reasons, but I am curious for your all's interpretations:

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High School 1/21/2018

Trevor of Danville, Kentucky United States asks...

I have two long, drawn out, and debatable questions. Am EXTREMELY curious for answers. Here we go:

1.) After arguing with my friend (who plays soccer), my girlfriend (who used to play soccer), and a lawyer (who knows soccer rules and legal i...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/3/2018

Dan Thurmond of Reynoldsburg, Ohio USA asks...

if ball is in play and a goal keeper in his own goal area violently kicks a teammate what should the referee do...

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