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Law 11 - Offside 5/19/2015

Brad of Plymouth, Michigan United States asks...

Referees--thank you for the great feedback. Some clarification on the events on my prior question, which (I think) do confirm that we probably made the right call. For the offside situation discussed, the punted ball had substantial top-spin. Red ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/18/2015

Frustrated parent of Burlingame, CA US asks...

Howdy Gents,

I would 1st like to thank you for providing this service to us novice Refs.

9AM game, incident 2nd half about 60 min into game, score 1 to 2 in favor of other team, visitors
The game played on New Turf, White...

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Mechanics 5/18/2015

Steve Fehlhaber of Westerville, OH USA asks...

I was an AR at tournament game, and a head coach was walking the borderline of dissent throughout the game, questioning calls, etc. After the game, while the two teams were shaking hands, the head coach continued his tirade towards the center refere...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/18/2015

Roberto of LA, CA USA asks...

Hello! I played a game last week when I received a red card that I still do not agree with. The opposing team was on a quick counter-attack 4 on 3, I was chasing behind the attacker coming at a huge pace straight at goal half way into our half of the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/18/2015

Jerome of west Milford, nj usa asks...

On a pk the ball rebounds of the post ,is the pk kicker allowd to touch the ball again....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/17/2015

cameron teeter of Atlanta, Ga USA asks...

The goalie has gained possession of the ball. He is quickly moving forward to punt the ball. as he goes to toss the ball forward to kick it it looks like he changes his mind and the ball goes forward 3 or 4 yards, bouncing twice as an opponent is n...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/17/2015

Brad of Plymouth, Michigan United States asks...

I was CR for a U-12 Girls Rec game, with my son as AR1. Red team was running a consistent trap the whole game, and gray was getting trapped regularly.

Gray striker (who is fast and dangerous) is indisputably in an offside position when gra...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 5/17/2015

Abel Alemgena of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia asks...

What if in a penalty shootout the goalkeeper saves the ball and the ball comes back spinning into the goal. Is that a goal?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/16/2015

Mark Douglass of Adelaide, SA Australia asks...

Hope someone can help - my lad is quite strong in central defender role and has a habit of using his arms at 4pm and 8pm to protect or shield an attacker from gaining access to the ball whilst it is running out for a goal kick. He doesnt grasp the pl...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 5/16/2015

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

A situation came up in a 7-a-side tournament.

Indirect free kick just outside the PA. I'm not sure what his plan was¦ but the kicker made a 5-yard kick to space, then chased after it. He LOOKED like he wanted to kick it again, but a defende...

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