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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/17/2019

Mel of Stuttgart, Germany asks...

If the ball hits the body first or part of it (e.g. leg) and from there it hits the arm or hand (opened, not on body) is it considered handball then?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/16/2019

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


my question is about wasting time situations close to the corner flag. Can opponent leave the field and from there challenge for the ball?

Thank you very much!...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/16/2019

Eric Miller of Albany, NY USA asks...

After the goalkeeper makes a save inside the penalty box, he throws the ball to his teammate and the ball hits his teammate's hand inside the penalty box. Is this a direct kick (penalty) for the opposing team, or an Indirect kick for the opposing tea...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/13/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Re, the upcoming changes to DHB:

It was mentioned in the thread that we should learn from rules in other sports. In ice hockey, when a player uses a high stick to touch the puck or a glove to pass the puck(except in the D-zone), there's a mo...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/13/2019

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

How did Jordan Pickford from Everton avoid a card for his now famous 'Rugby' tackle on Newcastle's Solomon Rondon ?

(apologies - the footage is 'back to front' but you at least get to see the incide...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/12/2019

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Another 'Deliberate Handling' call - my apologies for recycling a recent topic.

In the recent Roma v Empoli match, a VAR call chalked off a goal for DH by an Empoli player. Tough call it would appear.

Fast forward to the 6.57 mark o...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/11/2019

Paris of Chalkis, Eubia Greece asks...

If a player A is nearer to the goal than any defender and passes to a teammate player B who is also nearer to the goal than any defender is it an offside and does the referee has to stop the rhythm of the game or is it his choice and has to make a de...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/10/2019

David Lovett of Royal Palm Beach, FL United States asks...

I am going to try to ask a simple question on a not so simple subject. Offside.

So Red team player A1 makes a pass to his teammate A2 whom is in an offside position.
As an AR we go into the 'wait and see' mode.

So scen...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/10/2019

Fidel Jaary of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand asks...

Team A vs Team B at penalty shootout, can team A during penalty shootout change the goal keeper with another player and after the kick was taken the keeper is back as goal keeper, can this be done more than once,i.e keeper change with a player and ba...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/6/2019

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

Im looking for some clarification regarding the recent incident in the Spurs v Arsenal match. The ball comes into the box to towards Kane. If I recall correctly, Kane went towards the ball and was looking to head it in. He then got a shove in the bac...

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