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Law 11 - Offside 3/15/2020

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

Thank you for your replies to my recent question. If I may, Id like your views if I were to expand on it. So back to the Manchester Derby. Hypothetically, the ball is played through to Aguero, Cann raises his flag and Dean blows the whistle. De Gea s...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/12/2020

alex wong of richmond hill, ON Canada asks...

law 14 states 'a player of both teams offends the LOTG, the kick is retaken unless a player commits a more serious offence'.
When both teams encroach the penalty area, the kick should be retaken as per the law. However, if the keeper also moves f...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/12/2020

alex wong of richmond hill, ON Canada asks...

During a penalty kick, the pk taker kick the ball lightly forward for a team mate B to rush in and shoot. A defender also rushes in and hold the player B to prevent him from taking the shot. Is this considered dogso and the ref should award a penalty...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/10/2020

Peter Babbage of Hjorring , Denmark asks...

Not so much about a specific law but advice given to top level referees. An incident in the recent Manchester derby had me thinking. Sergio Aguero is played through on goal. Initially he looks offside to me . The assistant raises his flag and I belie...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/9/2020

JAMES NEARY of LEXINGTON, SC United States asks...

Mid-Fielder passes the ball (with the foot) backwards and is 'intended' for the center defender who cannot make the pass due to the pace of the ball and it therefore rolls into the penalty area where the keeper picks the ball up.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/6/2020

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

Thanks for the answers.

Explanation for Mr. Grove:

In the Czech edition of the interpretation of the rules is approximately this: 'It is also prohibited if a player takes the ball with one leg, but hits the opponent with the other l...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/6/2020

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Really appreciate all the technical details in the latest response on this topic.

The FIFA clip is an 'oldie but a goodie' on deliberate play, and, the reminder of the definition of a 'save' is handy.

I'm just a grass roots level gu...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/5/2020

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


this scenario, please.

Attacker is in an obvious goal-scoring opportunity. Defender's left leg/foot kicks ball away. A fraction of a second then (or at the same time) the right leg/foot of the defender hits this attacker.
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Law 11 - Offside 3/5/2020

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks... if the official reason for not awarding Everton a goal was for offside - a decision made by the VAR team, how on earth did they arrive at that conclusion if it is clearly seen that Mcguire made a deliberate play at the ball - and therefore rese...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/4/2020

Ezra Hein of Longview, TX United States asks...

In regards to the double touch that a goalkeeper might commit on a botched goal kick, I understand that an IFK is awarded to the attacking team. My question is whether there are any additional sanctions that could be given to the goalkeeper (red or y...

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