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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/24/2018

Garth Turner of Belfast, United Kingdom asks...

Im sorry folks I think you are getting a bit mixed up with the field of play boundaries. Once a foot has passed the sideline it is classed as on the FOP even if the players heels are still touching the sideline. As law 15 states, your feet must be be...

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Other 10/3/2018

Glen Brizendine of Youngsville, NC USA asks...

I asked a question yesterday 32771 re: penalty kick you answered it BUT the url keeps coming back as an error so I cant see the answer. :(. Thanks for checking into this....

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Mechanics 9/1/2018

Fidel Jaary of Auckland, New Zealand asks...

Hi Sir,

What do referees say to players going at each other at the time of taking a corner kick, i see defenders and stickers pushing and shoving each other.

i normally blow my whistle and address the situation by talking to both de...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/28/2018

Tony Gaw of Whitehorse, Yukon Canada asks...

I find it interesting that several referees with pro experience have different takes on the goal. I for one would have whistled it down and disallowed. This would be very similar to a free kick taken quickly. If a player within the 9.14m has the ball...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/28/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Suppose for a moment this...

nothing else but this...

IF Loris Karius had a bit more observational awareness, and suddenly baulked at releasing the ball because he could sense Benzema was about to stick a leg out...would that change...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/28/2018

Greg of Ventura, CA USA asks...

The Law specifically states:
# prevents the goalkeeper from releasing the ball from the hands OR KICKS OR ATTEMPTS TO KICK THE BALL WHEN THE GOALKEEPER IS IN THE PROCESS OF RELEASING IT.

How was that not kicking the ball while the goalk...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/11/2018

Matt of Wrexham, WREXHAM United Kingdom asks...

Was Leroy Sane's goal against Liverpool wrongly disallowed?...

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League Specific 3/16/2018

christos chazapis of Chania, Greece Greece asks...

Goodmorning from Greece. Is it possible to judge if the goal at the paok - aek game was off or onside?? Thanks a lot!!...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/14/2018

AEK Fan Club of NY of New York, New York USA asks...

To answer your question about the AR's initial reaction, the word is that he told the referee 'it is offside, but how can you call it under these circumstances (meaning venue, timing etc)

The same referee allowed the other offside goal, in t...

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Law 11 - Offside 1/28/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

'Happy to report that a version of my most recent question here actually happened in front of my eyes today, as AR.

The player in the offside position ran into the PA and was struck in the back of the head by a wicked shot on net. The ball b...

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