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5/21/2019

James cottell of Burton , England asks...

Ive been reading the offside law and wondered why it differentiates between the feet and body?

There must be a specific reason as to why its wrote like that but cant think of any?

Obviously you can lead with your foot/feet in front ...

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5/21/2019

engin ataman of olympia, WA United States asks...

http://tr.beinsports.com/lig/spor-toto-super-lig/ozet/2018-2019/33/trabzonspor-2-1-besiktas-mac-ozeti

starting at 19th second of the video. there is a handball situation. what is your take on this?

Thank you as always.
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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 5/20/2019

Todd Nicholson of Norwood, MA United States asks...

In game this weekend I use a version of noted pregame talk and state that I want 'both teams to respect all free kicks and quickly back up to ten yards. Do not attempt to delay the start of a free kick by jumping up close to the attacking player.' 7...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/19/2019

Michael Joseph Plaziuk of Orewa, Auckland New Zealand asks...

When is a nudge/lean in the back of an attacking player, not an offense by the defending player? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/18/2019

Doug Crawford of Oakland, CA US asks...

Hi fellow refs - A drop by the goalie vs a bounce by the goalie?
When I saw this action by the Chicago Fire goalie in real time at the stadium I thought maybe the goalie might have let the ball drop deliberately, sort of like bouncing the ball, ?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/17/2019

Osman Tanburac─▒ of London, United Kingdom asks...

Wow! thank you for all the answers. I have now the video of the incident and i think i am obliged to share it with you. Here you go:

https://twitter.com/justredyellow/status/1127995569903947777

Hyped about your answers that will co...

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High School 5/16/2019

JIll Saunders of Carthage, North Carolina United States asks...

Hi-

What is your thought regarding a 3rd round high school game in the state playoffs when score is 3-2, in final seconds there's a shot on goal (no other touches), as ball is in midair the ref blows the whistle to end game, the keeper runs ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/15/2019

Thomas of Citrus Heights, CA United States asks...

In my scenario there are two players who have been going at it a bit too aggressively with the arms and hands on 50/50 balls. They are both doing it equally and so I have not called a foul on them yet. I have verbally warned them twice. On another...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/15/2019

Antonis Klidas of Athens, Greece asks...

In the recent cup final PAOK vs. AEK in Greece (Saturday 11 May 2019), there were two cases of penalty against PAOK:
1. In the first case, the ball hits clearly the hand of a PAOK defender. The VAR pointed this out to the referee, who eventually ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/15/2019

Peter Babbage of Hjorring , Denmark asks...

I have become a little confused with what constitutes dangerous play. I am aware that some incidents may be a matter of opinion. For instance a player slides in studs first. Even if he gets the ball, surely it is still dangerous. The same with a high...

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