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Law 15 - Throw In 9/13/2014

Leann of Antelope, Ca USA asks...

Can a player cross his feet during a throw in as long as the throw is over his head and both feet are on the ground - per FIFA law...

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Other 9/13/2014

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I've been following this site for some time now & appreciate all wisdom that has been handed down. While knowing the rules & their application is important, being able to anticipate & make on the spot decisions is invaluable.

The mentoring ...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 9/13/2014

Emmanuel Madubi of Morogoro, Tanzania asks...

A player in my team during a match got a penalty and the ball hit a post and the kicker took a rebound and scored a goal and the referee said it wasnt a goal is it correct?...

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Law 15 - Throw In 9/13/2014

donnie of needham, ma norfolk asks...

On a throw-in how long do the throwers feet have to stay in contact with the ground. Some refs have said till the ball touches another player and/or the field. Others have said just until it's released?

Thanks Donnie...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 9/12/2014

Jimmy of Houston, Texas US asks...

In the quiz number 1 refer to questions 43 & 44, both misconducts happend outside of the fields but one is IFK and another is a drop ball?

Here are the questions and answers:
The Question w...

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Mechanics 9/11/2014

Thomas Nguyen of Garden Grove, CA United States asks...

Dear Mr. Ref,

I have 2 questions:

1. If the ball goes out of bound and is not being played while out of of bound by any players, is the assistant ref required to raise the flag straight up first and then to give the direction for th...

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Law 1- The Field 9/11/2014

Jay LaFountain of Coldwater, MI USA asks...

With regards to halves of the field, do not the lines make up part of each half of the field? And if so, do you not have to go completely over the line to be considered out of your own half, as the ball would have to be? And if so, wouldn't a playe...

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Law 4 - Players Equipment 9/11/2014

Paul Imus of topeka, ks usa asks...

USF allowed a referee yellow carded a player for not to have shin guards?or he just is to send him off to fix the equipment?...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/10/2014

Kelly of Madison, AL USA asks...

I coach a U12G team as well, and the following happened on Sunday. Playing 8v8, we took a goal kick. My forward was at the center line but stepped back over the line to the attacking side just before kick. The opponnents 2 defenders were just level w...

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Other 9/9/2014

Randy Weibl of Hope Mills, NC usa asks...

Goalie received a red card-- back up goalie replaced original goalie-- penalty kick goes in-- who is charged with giving up the goal?

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