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6/24/2019

gary of Nashua, NH usa asks...

Had a first time issue this weekend. Had a thorough pregame with ars. As Cr, told them to strictly monitor offsides and out of bounds. Also, instructed them to signal for a foul if they had a strong point of view. One of my Ars had a routine first ha...

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6/24/2019

Arham Hafeez of Sharjah, Sharjah United Arab Emirates asks...

Is it allowed for the player or striker to shoot the ball if the goalie has one of the hands on top of the ball and the rest is on the ground because my brother said that its not a goal?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/23/2019

lonnie hunter of saegertown, pa USA asks...

when 2 defenders challenge (with contact) from opposite sides, thereby sandwiching the attacker preventing him from continuing to play the ball...is this a foul, or something I dreamed up?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 6/22/2019

Kailyn of Winnipeg, Canada asks...

If there is a free kick against the forward in the penalty box, does the goalie get to take the kick anywhere in the box? Or does it have to be where the foul was?...

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Mechanics 6/22/2019

Peter of Sarnia, Ontario Canada asks...

Blue team committed a foul in yellow's half in the centre circle. Direct free kick awarded. I turned to run towards the blue end of the field and, as my back was turned, the free kick was taken. As I turned back to face the ball, a yellow player wa...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 6/22/2019

John J. O'Hara of Berlin, NJ United States asks...

I have no other place to rant so here goes. 1. I'm getting a little tired of hearing Lalas going on about goalkeepers cheating.Oh to be a 25 year old referee with a pocket full of yellow and red cards for diving-not so much in the women's game but de...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 6/21/2019

Tony of Whitehorse, Yukon Canada asks...

In the Copa America game between Chile and Ecuador, in the 45th minute first half, there was a goal kick awarded to Chile and the goalie took the goal kick directly 2 a teammate located inside the penalty area. In other words the ball did not go outs...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/21/2019

Mary Ramirez-de-Arellano of DAMASCUS, MD United States asks...

When, if ever, can a goal keeper throw the ball out beyond the penalty area and then immediately dribble it up field without it having first touched another player after his throw? (He has thrown it to himself.)...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/21/2019

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

Hello,

I have one simple question about 'offside line'.

Advice for referees says:'No part of the attacking player other than the arms may be nearer the opponents' goal line than the TORSO, HEAD OR LEGS of the SECOND-LAST DEFENDER.'<...

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Law 5 - The Referee 6/21/2019

Gary of Nashua, Nh Usa asks...

It was ussf I believe ... in regards to the statement ... I was confused because it gave me the impression you could not card players sideline after the game ...

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