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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/18/2017

gary of nashua, nh usa asks...

Both the gk (with hands) and opponent (with feet)make contact with the ball at the same time (ball is on the ground), would this be a legal challenge or would gks team get a free kick?Basically, what defines gk control?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/18/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

IN the UCL City v Napoli match, city had a string of chances that lead to a point where the ball was stopped on the line by Napoli.

You could sense that the Napoli defender wanted the keeper to gather the ball, however, they both then look t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/18/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

The UCL Real v Spurs had what looked like what may have been a missed penalty to Spurs.

https://ok.ru/video/345519884902?fromTime=104

There was a clever hold of the spurs players foot by the Real player.
Not by the hand, but by ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/17/2017

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

Goalie gains possession in the penalty area with his feet from long kick by the opponent. Without ever having handled the ball, goalie chooses to dribble the ball outside the penalty area with the intent of passing to a his teammate. As the opponent ...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/16/2017

Mel Fros of Urbana, IL USA asks...

Thanks. You replies make sense. It just seems to me -it is my opinion, and my opinion means naught :)- that once all the players are in the attacking half, the offside rule should become inactive. This adds an element of surprise to a low-scoring gam...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/15/2017

Nikhil M of Overland Park, KS United States asks...

Hello,

I recently refereed a U-19 competitive girls match with lots of complaining and dissent throughout the game. At one point, a player on Team 'A' verbally dissented while running past me close to the center circle. Team 'B' had possess...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/15/2017

Mel Fros of Urbana, IL USA asks...

Team A, with ball,has all 10 players in the attacking half (team B's defending half).Team B wins possession in its own half and makes a quick counter-attacking forward pass to player B1, who is stationed in the attacking half (team A's defending half...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/15/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA United States asks...

There's a lot going on with this play. There is a possible handball by Blue that is not called. Then there is a battle over the ball that ultimately resulted in a foul called against Blue. Based on the spot of the CR and the motion of the CR (off ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/15/2017

Jonathan Pyndell of Memphis , Tn USA asks...

What is the consequence if attacking player encroaches box before ball is played?...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/15/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

A rare occasion a throw-in is pulled up.

Watching this live, I wondered why it was called.
Ref Martin Atkinson (an excellent Ref I like watching) gesturing why he called it.

Watching the replay, I'm still a perplexed.
I thi...

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