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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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Law 15 - The Throw In 4/7/2019

peter of franklin square , new york usa asks...

Hi Refs,

In the everton v arsenal game on 4/7/19 In the 10th minute of the game when the everton player took a throw in which resulted in the only goal of the game the commentators during and at half time were harping about the players feet ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/7/2019

Steven Watson of Aberdeen, Aberdeen United Kingdom asks...

Hi, the defending player plays a back pass to the goal keeper but the back pass is poor which means the keeper pushes the ball wide with his hand. I presumed this was a foul but the ref waved play on....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/6/2019

Eunan of Greencastle, Donegal Ireland asks...


My question is about when 2 opposing players leave the FOP involuntarily and one player fouls the other. The ball in is in play.

I remember my referee tutor saying the pitch extends and you give FK or PK. Although looking at t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/30/2019

Sean of Aberystwyth, Ceredigion Wales asks...

A 50/50 with both players making a fair challenge for the ball but unfortunately one comes out with a nasty injury. Should I have issued any disciplinary action for the injury even though the players both made fair challenges to play the ball without...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/27/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Foul recognition

Keen to hear the panels thoughts on the penalty awarded in the Portugal v Serbia.

Seems to be a coming together that on an...

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