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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/7/2017

Troy of Sherbrooke, QC Canada asks...

The defender makes contact With his foot to the attackers face, while the attacker is standing upright. Is this still an inderect free kick. Seems strange that kicking someone in the face would not merit a direct free kick. Thanks ...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/7/2017

Chris of Auckland , New zealand asks...

In a recent game an attacker was behind the last defender when a defender who had the ball kicked it. The ball ricocheted off the rear of another defender to the feet of the same attacker who was still closer to the goal than the last defender...

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Other 8/7/2017

Dogan of Famagusta, North Cyprus asks...

what should referee do if a fan throws a knife to the pitch?

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League Specific 8/6/2017

john of new orleans, la usa asks...

Wanted to write a follow up response to the refs for this question I wrote

Mr. Grove: Yes, you are correct that there is a few year grace period, and that there are cheaper options, brands, and models. My point was more the overall message t...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 8/6/2017

Douglas Wix of Liverpool, Merseyside United Kingdom asks...

Why is it that a penalty kick is never ordered to be retaken by the referee when clearly the goalkeeper has moved well before the ball has been kicked. It happened again in community shield yesterday. Petr Cech was a yard off his line,yet no retake a...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/6/2017

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

I have two more videos from the match Banik Ostrava vs. Slavia Prague. I find it interesting to our discussion.

Video A:<...

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League Specific 8/6/2017

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

I'm a little puzzled about the new sanction from next season in the EPL whereby a player guilty of simulation may get a 2 match ban. As I read it, a player deemed to have 'dived' will receive a yellow card. However, if by doing so, a penalty is incor...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 8/4/2017

ronald dodds of Battle Mountain, nevada usa asks...

considering the answers to 31672 is FIFA aware of the situations and are they doing anything about it. It would be nice to hear referee Webb's opinion....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/4/2017

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

I have one video to this topic from the Czech League. I mean exactly these types of situations.

In my opinion:
1) Play...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/3/2017

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

I have one additional question please. The player processes a ball with his leg (head, chest) in clear situation. Then the ball touches his hand in natural position. Does it change decision making, because the player has the first touch fully under c...

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