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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/18/2019

engin ataman of olympia, WA United States asks...

simple question. i know it is not the best angles but referee is pretty close.

What do you think? Red or Yellow or no card?
Was no card in the field.

Thank you...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/13/2019

Dave of Sacramento, CA USA asks...

Ball is bouncing around in penalty area...goalkeeper collides with a teammate and falls to ground holding his head as in head injury. Referee blows whistle as an attacker is about to shoot on the wide open goal. After stopping play it becomes appare...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/12/2019

David Bermingham of Herndon, VA United States asks...

While I recognize the advice often given on this site that we ordinary referees shouldn't model our actions on what we see FIFA referees do in top level matches, the Manchester United V PSG match on Tuesday has me wondering. We often see and hear ab...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/4/2019

Robert Gunn of Scunthorpe, United Kingdom asks...

Whats the rules on shoulder barging?

We played a match the other week and the opposition centre half was a monster of a child, body of a 20 something. Great kid and fantastic with his feet but with him being a lot bigger than the others his ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/3/2019

Bob Smith of Rickmansworth, Herts UK asks...


Could you tell me which fouls are subject to the careless, reckless and excessive force criteria and which are simply did it happen or not?


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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/31/2019

Peter of Hjorring , Denmark asks...

Glancing through the laws of the game I noticed under law 12 it says it is not a cautionable offence to leave the playing area when celebrating a goal but the player should return promptly ( or words to that effect). This makes me wonder about an in...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/22/2019

engin of olympia, WA United States asks...

equalizing goal in the end for the white has two situations.

was there a faul prior? replay at 4:50 shows the ball hits white player's left knee and changes direction, after the ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/20/2019

Dave Bermingham of Herndon, VA United States asks...

Blue #41 shouts loudly at an opponent from behind as the opponent dribbles the ball just above the Blue teams goal area with only the goalkeeper to beat. The attacker shoots and misses the goal.
Law 12 says this is USB misconduct for verbally di...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/15/2019

Andy Shaw of Manchester, UK asks...

Last night I was playing 5-a-side soccer indoors when the opposition goalkeeper decided to take his boots off and place them on the goal line in the middle of the goal. Moments later a shot hit the left hand post and rolled along the goal line. It hi...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/13/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Penalty or no penalty?

Keen to hear the panels thoughts on this one.

The televised camera angle and CR angle are very different. Slow motion repl...

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