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Law 15 - The Throw In 5/8/2018

david petri of omaha, ne usa asks...

player ready to throw in, but coach yells for another player to take it. Player holding ball lowers it to waist level and tosses it to player running to touch line, but still in field of play.
illegal throwin or not?...

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Mechanics 5/7/2018

Stewart of Livermore, CA USA asks...

My question is concerning the proper location of the CR during a PK. They always stand in the penalty area, off to the side and behind the ball. Since players can be anywhere along the 18, in fact they can be on the side of the PA as long as they are...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/7/2018

Alex Camacho of Temple City, CA US asks...

DFK is taken by Green outside 25 yard line. Ball is driven into the penalty area. Another green attacker takes shot at the goal and blocked by yellow goalie. Ball is very close to the goal line. A different green attacker approaches the ball in t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/28/2018

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

Working a U14 girls game this morning, one player on the blue team walked behind the opposing goal keeper just as she was punting the ball and screamed at the top of her lungs. Later in the game, the same player walked behind an opponent and screame...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/22/2018

Anthony Newhouse of Brentwood, CA United States asks...

The goalkeeper, while catching the ball, goes completely out of the penalty area into the penalty arc area with the ball still in his/her hands. How should the referee restart play?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/20/2018

Jose Llopis of Vicksburg, MS USA asks...

The ball is kicked to the keeper by an opponent and the keeper receives it with his feet. The keeper then dribbles the ball out of the penalty box, kicks it back into the penalty box where he handles the ball prior to anybody else touching it. Is th...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 4/19/2018

Jason lewis of Llandrindod Wells, Wales Wales asks...

Can a referee blow up from a throw in where the ball is still in the air and which has come off a attacking player and the ball is still the air and whistle full time...

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Other 4/11/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I've said before that I'd be happy if the offside rule were stricken from the Laws. Our senior men's group plays with no offsides and the women's 7-a-side league that I ref has no offsides.

Both are more free-flowing - and have one less infr...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/10/2018

Mika Lehtonen of Helsinki, Finland asks...


I would like to have your opinion!

Is this (first) situation hand ball or not?

Best Regards,

Mika Lehtonen...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/7/2018

bob of los angeles, ca usa asks...

Something I have had trouble with as a referee is keeping track of players for persistent infringement. I'm fine with giving a caution on a one time play, but unless it is very obvious and blatant, I really have a lot of trouble keeping track of foul...

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