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Law 11 - Offside 3/14/2018

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...


the ball goes into space, where is alone teammate in offside position. The referee raises the flag. At this moment is this player 10 metres (or 20, 30) away from the ball.

Where is the spot of the restart?

Thank you ...

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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 13 - Free Kicks 3/13/2018

Matt Lawrence of Dallas, TX United States asks...

Well I guess if yall are in agreeance that the defense cant ask for the 10 yards then I guess thats the case now. It just seems simpler to pace it off in a goal scoring opportunity instead of throwing cards around. Also as a former golf caddie, I bel...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/13/2018

Victor Blackburn of Beaufort, SC United States asks...

Well, now this gets more interesting. As I share your beliefs and responses as my own, weve also reached out to David Elleray who is the technical director at IFAB. In being described the same situation, he has stated and I quote, "The incident you d...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/12/2018

Matt Lawrence of Dallas, TX United States asks...

Regarding wall placement in a goal scoring opportunity... if the rules state that the wall must be 10 yards away, and the estimation of the referee is more like 12 yards, why is the defense not entitled to ask for a pace off if the offense is allowed...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/12/2018

Victor Blackburn of Beaufort, SC United States asks...

Another interesting scenario thats received mixed reviews on another referee page. This involves the current laws under IFAB Law 12 and there is wording in NFHS laws that match IFAB, but I will reference only IFAB as its easier.

The video p...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/10/2018

JJ WALSH of DUBLIN 16 , ireland asks...

If a player requests 10 yards and takes free kick before whistle. What is decision and restart...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/10/2018

Jim Laydon of Iron Mountain, MI USA asks...

An attacker is in an offside position just over the half way line. A long pass is sent. The attacker runs toward the ball and gains possession at the top of the 18. Should the flag and reset be near the halfway line where the attacker started runn...

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High School 3/8/2018

Pedro Gomes of Waterbury , Connecticut USA asks...

What is the correct call if a defender holding his or her shin guards in his or her hand sees that the ball is about to cross the goal line and makes a clearance and the ball does not break the goal line? What is the call and punishment for the playe...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/8/2018

nick rupp of greenville, nc usa asks...

Team A fouls a player from Team B and Team A's player proceeds to fall to the ground. Team B's player maintains possession of the ball at midfield and the referee with both hands points in the direction of the goal that Team B is attacking 'play the ...

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