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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/10/2018

les sennett of Hull, east yorkshire UK asks...

An opposing player (defender) comes up for a corner, when delivered, the player shouts: 'keeper's', my defenders expected our own goalkeeper to come and collect the ball but he was still on his goal line and another player scored with a free header? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/2/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Penalty or no penalty?

This is one I look at, then walk away saying 'it is what it is', then ponder again, then walk away, then...

Melbourne Victory were awarded a penalty against West Sydney Wanders in the Australian A-League.
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/1/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Pushing foul

in the lead up to the first goal of the match between Huddersfield and Brighton, there is a push by an attacker that allowed him to get free and advance the ball on via a header. Was this push worthy of a foul.

Not give...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/28/2018

Jason lewis of Cardiff, Wales Wales asks...

If a attacking player tackle a denfender and wins the ball but his other leg catches the player leg then it's a free kick to the defender.is that always the case ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/28/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Foul recognition

Could there have been a foul to either team in one of the attacks by Man U against Young Boys in the UCL match.

fast forward to the 4.45 point in the following link.

https://ok.ru/video/1200336079462?fromTi...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/17/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

A situation from a few weeks ago:

Keeper picks up a through pass, just as the attacker gets there. There's a slight contact but I'm satisfied that the player was doing his best to back off his throttle and that the keeper wasn't hurt.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/14/2018

Gianluca of Wexford town, wexford Ireland asks...

Do you think the Juve tus player fouled the AC Milan player with his attempt to block the cross?

https://mobile.twitter.com/RYOmoha/status/1062121124648153088?s=20...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/13/2018

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

CR7 Foul?

We see pushing fouls given at dead ball FK's often enough (probably should see more!).

Did CR7 push a defender away moments before his typically and clinically taken goal against Milan.

Totally get that no Milan p...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/12/2018

Melwyn of MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA India asks...

The goalkeeper has his feet grounded just inside (edge of) the penalty area. An aerial ball is played in the penalty area by the opponents and the goalkeeper collects it, just before the ball enters the penalty area (his feet still grounded inside th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/12/2018

Derrick Joseph of Mumbai, Maharashtra India asks...

If the goalkeeper handles the ball which is outside the penalty area while standing inside the penalty area, is it an offense of a hand ball?
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