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Law 11 - Offside 8/28/2016

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

With regard to the offside laws, can the panel please help me to understand why the Real Madrid goal scored by Morata in the recent match against Celta Vigo was not called for offside.

Morata has come from an offside position as the last pla...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/25/2016

aymen soumer of KHOURIBGA, Khouribga Morocco asks...

If a player off the field (blessed/for law 4) entered into the field without the referee's autorisation and committed a foul against the opponent , how shall the referee resume the game , a direct or Indirect free kick

The old law please
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/25/2016

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

In searching for some history on soccer rules, I came across this site http://www.history-of-soccer.org, which offered an interesting paragraph on the hand ball foul:

'Here is a good way to tell whether it was intentional or not: if the play...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/25/2016

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

Hello, describe please exactly what is promising attack and what is not. Thank you!...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/24/2016

John Andrews of Cygnet, Tasmania Australia asks...

Is a player allowed to be outside the field of play when playing the ball on the line or must the player remain in the field of play?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/22/2016

Jason of Wylie, Texas US asks...

So the OP's question about the ball trapped in the corner and the answer that the opposing player could go around and poke it back to their team mate made me think. I've never given players leaving the field during normal play that much thought as it...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/22/2016

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Re: being offside when coming back to a ball that was passed backward.

I would like to see it clarified in the the Laws, allowing the square or backward pass to be exempt from offside calls.

Rugby and North American (gridiron) footb...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/3/2016

Mike of Lebanon, CT USA asks...

I had a situation of two players jumping up for a ball, only in this case one was the keeper. Ball coming in on a high lob, attacker in PA with back to goal watching ball coming in, keeper comes over attacker's back with one hand on shoulder and whi...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/3/2016

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Following on from the question from Bob of DC regarding jumping fouls, this is an area that I too can often struggle with, or at least, the players struggle with my call / no call of these situations :)

Like Bob, I need to evaluate if it is ...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/30/2016

Freya of Denver, Colorado USA asks...

My question is about what constitutes a 'rebound' to a player in an offside position.

In the recent (29 July 2016) Spurs v. Athletico game, Godin in an offside position scored a goal after the ball came off a defender's head.

Presum...

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