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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/3/2016

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I notice that referee Dawson mentions a slide tackle with a single leg. Suppose the tackle is with 2 legs (sort of like a baseball player sliding into base with one leg on top of the other), where the defender gets the ball & the legs are kept down ...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/3/2016

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

This is a Follow Up Question to Q# 29474

Thanks for all the explanations. I looked at all the videos. In the second goal (CLB vs. PHI) at http://www.proreferees.com/news-play-of-the-week---2014---wk33.php, it sure looked to me that the pla...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/3/2016

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

This is old, but I've been meaning to ask it.

I was wondering what all of you thought about the yellow card & penalty kick in the 2015 World Cup game between Japan & Switzerland.

The incident in question is at
https://www.youtub...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 2/3/2016

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

Some scenarios, please tell me what the correct restart would be.

1. Referee stops play for an IFK offense. The referee does not put his hand up to signal indirect. The ball enters the defending team's goal directly.

2. Referee st...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/3/2016

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

Referee Dawson brings up a point that I am unsure about. Does holding require contact?

I had a play once where the attacker passed the ball ahead of a teammate. A defender gets in front of said teammate, away from the ball and slows down, ...

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Character, Attitude and Control 2/3/2016

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

Over the weekend, I was a referee for a U19 game. This particular league is considered more advanced than Rec hence the Winter league, but below Comp as far as skill goes. In this particular league I often find myself refereeing with either referee...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/2/2016

Brad of Plymouth, Michigan United States asks...

Asking for clarification on Referee Dawson's answer. As I read your answer, it seems that you are suggesting perhaps the player shouldn't be given a caution due to possible ignorance--is that your point, or have I misunderstood? It seems that at th...

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Law 15 - Throw In 2/2/2016

Keith of Lake Worth, Florida United States asks...

If a player attempts a throw-in using bad mechanics (such as lifting a foot) but the ball never enters the field of play, is the player allowed to re-take the throw-in, or does the ball go to the opposing team? My thought is the player is allowed a...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/2/2016

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

Hello,
my question is about impending the progress of an opponent. In 'Laws of the Game' is this sentence:'All players have a right to their position on the field of play, being in the way of an opponent is not the same as moving into the way of ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/1/2016

Patrick of Champlin, MN USA asks...

So by extension, if the keeper is currently restricted from using his hands, should it always be considered PIADM if the keeper falls on the ball or uses their legs to trap the ball?

My thought process is that since the keeper is unable to u...

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