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Law 11 - Offside 12/10/2019

Ref Bo of Wilson, NC USA asks...

Offside or not scenario

25 yards from goal right side of field near AR2. Offensive player A in offside position by 2 yards. Ball is played through to her. She initially hesitates knowing that she may be off. Defender comes down to follow bal...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/9/2019

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

Hello,

I have three offside scenarios please.

1) Player in offside position plays ball with his hand. IDFK or DFK for opponent?

2) Player in offside position fouls opponent. IDFK or DFK for opponent?

3) Player in ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/8/2019

Nic of Leeds, West Yorks UK asks...

This question is in relation to the changes to the rules regarding 'handball in the buikd up to a goal' which have come in this season:

What would happen in a secenario whereby the ball hits a defender's arm in the penalty area in a way whic...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 12/6/2019

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

Hello,

I have problem with two parts of the Law 14 - The Penalty kick.

Part 1) Player of both teams offends the Laws of the Game, the kick is retaken
unless a player commits a more serious offence (e.g. illegal feinting)

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/3/2019

Joshua Pierce of Wixom, Michigan United States asks...

I have a question to further clarify the change in the rule about goalkeeper handballs. If, as a goalkeeper, I receive a deliberate backpass from a teammate, and I attempt to take a touch in order to settle the ball in front of me (as opposed to tryi...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 12/3/2019

Craig Osborn of Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa asks...

What is the rule on encroachment into the penalty area? If a player has a foot grounded outside the penalty area as the ball is struck by the penalty taker, however he has started his movement towards the ball and although parts of his body are over ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/27/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Ref Dawson mentioned '...a handling foul if it was being flipped about away from the body...' with regard to a jersey sleeve.

Can he please clarify how a loose jersey sleeve could create a 'Handling' foul.

Would it be if the other h...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/23/2019

Mary Ramirez-de-Arellano of DAMASCUS, MD United States asks...

I am confused about what constitutes a keeper having possession of a ball such that the opponent is disqualified from playing that ball. Exactly what are the criteria for determining that a goal keeper ' has possession' of the ball so that when the ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/23/2019

George Sweet of Horsham, West Sussex England asks...

I had an incident today where a defender, who was on the ground, used his legs to protect the ball from the opposition. This was endangering himself so I blew the whistle for a free kick against the defender. As it was in the box, I gave a penalty....

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Law 10 - Determining the Outcome of a Match 11/20/2019

Lenavishal of Chennai, Tamilnadu Indio asks...

We can shoot the ball from any side of the leg

Then it is goal or not...

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