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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/11/2017

Michael Justin of Sydney, NSW Sydney asks...

I recall hearing somewhere that if a keeper was to chuck his shinpad at an opposing player in the box, it would be a IDFK, is this correct or is it a penalty? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/10/2017

Dave Bermingham of Herndon, Virginia United States asks...

Referencing the first part of the question on charging, Ref McHugh provided a concise description of the difference between strong and foul play particularly when players are in close proximity to each other. It is an easy decision if one player has ...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/10/2017

Fred of phoenix, Arizona United States asks...

Based on the video that was sent in the follow up question, should he have been flagged for offsides?

video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBkFGhj7p2o&t=10m15s

He was near, but not involved in active play and the defender delibera...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/10/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA USA asks...

This issue of where a player off the field of play is considered for offsides is interesting to me, so I have a question about a hypothetical variation of this situation. So the player off the field of play is considered ON the end line for the purp...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/10/2017

Jordan Jackson of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

Player or keeper chucks a shin guard at another player, what is the result? ...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/10/2017

Jordan Jackson of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

Quick question, if ball hits ref and is received by player in offside position, is it offside?...

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Law 5 - The Referee 10/9/2017

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

Blue player gets stepped on at the midfield line and goes down grabbing his ankle. Whistle is blown for a foul and a direct free kick is signaled. Blue players start walking over to fallen teammate. Just as everyone has put their guard down, a blue p...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/9/2017

Paul of St. Paul, MN United States asks...

The visiting team is awarded a penalty kick after the home team committed a hand ball inside the box. After the referee places the ball on the spot and blows the whistle, the attacking penalty kick taker begins his kick. The goal keeper pre-maturely ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/9/2017

Gary Robinson of Pleasant Grove, UT USA asks...

What is the correct restart for an improperly taken indirect free kick? I had a U12 game where a defender deliberately passed the ball back to his keeper who picked up the ball. I blew the whistle and signaled an IDFK for the attacking team. The at...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/9/2017

Tom Schaller of Oak Park, IL USA asks...

Thank you all for responding. I did see the friend referee the next day and he admitted that he was wrong.

It was all around a strange day: first to see that he could be wrong and then in my subsequent game I had to remove a....... TURTLE f...

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