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Law 11 - Offside 11/28/2016

garry hallett of cleethorpes, n e lincs United Kingdom asks...

Lingard was given off side after scoring against w ham this weekend yet the shot from another player was parried onto post by keeper before going across goal to lingard, Does this not put lingard in an on side position to score....

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Character, Attitude and Control 11/28/2016

Jack of Sydney, New South Wales Australia asks...

I'm interested to hear any commentary that the panel may have on the level of dissent displayed in the video provided by Michael, particularly early on. I realise that a higher level of dissent is tolerated in professional matches, but this seems exc...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/28/2016

Jack of Sydney, New South Wales Australia asks...

All of the responses to the preceding question seem to indicate that if advantage is played from a DOGSO offence, if a goal is scored, a caution for unsporting behaviour is discretionary. However, this passage is contained in 12.3 in the 2016/17 Laws...

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Appearance 11/28/2016

Mitchell of Rancho Cucamonga, California United States asks...


This is just a follow-up to Richard Dawson's desire to see a video of the 2nd question I asked - I found a link on YouTube that shows the game. Please look about 3 minutes into the video - it shows the incident I am asking about. No ne...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/27/2016

Mark Neale of Leicester, United Kingdom asks...

if a defender takes the goal kick to the goalkeeper whom is outside the penalty area and dribbles it back into the box can they (goalkeeper)pick the ball up....

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The Technical Area 11/27/2016

Nicky MacInnes of Seattle, WA USA asks...

in MLS, can a team member who is not playing in a game due to injury sit with the team on the bench during a game? example: the Sounders' Clint Dempsey with an irregular heartbeat....

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/27/2016

Jim Pakenham of Dublin, Dublin Ireland asks...

Hi, if the referee awards a penalty and it is the last kick of the game-time is up but the kick must be taken-am I correct in saying that the ref must inform the taker and the goalkeeper that it is the last kick and that the ball must cross the line ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/26/2016

Mitchell Bhoopat of Rancho Cucamonga, California United States asks...

I'm hoping you can please clarify 2 situations for me - thanks much.

1) When a DOGSO offence has occurred but advantage is played and a goal is scored, is it mandatory to still give the offending player a red card, or would a yellow card be...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/26/2016

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Yet another penalty question. This time in the Barnsley v Forest match in the Championship.

The forth goal by Forest was a converted penalty.

Yes the defender and the attacker clatter into each other, and yes, the attackers was (tec...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/26/2016

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Are we are forgetting something with regard to the the circumvent of the backs rule in this example.


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