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8/21/2019

Jenny Smit of Ottawa, Canada asks...

I saw this situation while reffing: A red player had the ball, then two blues challenged for the ball from either side of him, 'sandwiching' the red player between them.

Being squished between 2 opponents, red fell down and lost possession....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/20/2019

Frantisek Cicko of Bradford, West Yorkshire England asks...

Hi my firend was trying to score a bicycle kick he was going for the ball he was actualy in the air to hit the ball but the oponent pushed him with body and said he didnt seen him is a foul ???? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/20/2019

Denise Volk of Layton, UT UAS asks...

An attacking player is fouled in the penalty area and still scores. What is the correct call. Let goal stand or not count goal and award the penalty kick....

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Law 11 - Offside 8/20/2019

Jason of Taber, Alberta Canada asks...

Offside! A free kick is taken, players A&B are in an offside position,when the ball is played, player C runs past the wall and past A&B the ball hits player C in the back dropping to player A who was originally offside when the free kick was taken ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/20/2019

Jason of Taber, Alberta Canada asks...

How much advantage is enough? We have a couple of games this season where an attacking player is fouled outside the box but manages to play on. The ref calls advantage. The attacking player on both occasions is clear through on goal and shoots cleanl...

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Other 8/20/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

1000% agree with Matt - It's a warm and fuzzy feeling when you can connect a part of your match (mental or physical) with something learnt from this site.

Also - Ref Dawson unleashed his favourite line for the first time in a while ...'your ...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/20/2019

Pete of Gloucester, UK asks...

VAR offside. In the Wolves v Man Utd game the offside VAR pictures showed the vertical line to assess whether the player was in an offside position taken from a line aligned with the back of the ball. I thought the rule was if the player is in front ...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/19/2019

John Ashworth of cambridge, Cambridgeshire UK asks...

As I understand it, a player is offside if he is in an offside position at the moment that the ball is kicked by the passing player. That moment is when the passing player's boot first touches the ball.
VAR imagery concentrates exclusively on the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/15/2019

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

Hello,

I have one question. The goalkeeper unintentionally touches the ball with his hand outside the penalty area.

What is the referee's decision?

Thank you very much!...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/15/2019

bryan wade of cincinnati, OH USA asks...

I am in an onside position when the ball is played to my team mate, during the flight of the pass to my team mate I drift offside.
The ball strikes my team mate in the back of his head whilst I am still in an offside position.
The ball travel...

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