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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/12/2018

Kenneth G Wikle of Howell, MI United States asks...

With the new Law changes regarding fouls committed off the field.How would the referee handle this?

The ball is in play on the field of play.A defender and an attacker are standing off the field over the goal line two yards from the goal pos...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/6/2018

bill odell of beaumont, ca. riverside asks...

attacker takes shot inside the 18 - defender jumps up with back turned towards the attacker but with arms raised above head - blocks ball with arms, i blow my whistle for hand ball but by the time i got whistle blown ball had entered the goal. i had ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/5/2018

Keith T of Las Vegas, NV USA asks...

One aspect of this whole thread that wasnt addressed: if advantage is truly realized after a tactical foul or DOGSO, is it really appropriate to card the offender at the next stoppage? The law doesnt mention attempt but actually stopping a promising...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/4/2018

Austin of Ocean Reef, Western Australia Australia asks...

Im a goalie. I saved the ball then put the ball down to kick. An opposition player ran at me so I picked the ball up. The referee gave an indirect free kick against me from inside the area. What are the rules?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/4/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

'Double dribble/touch' ?

I am not as conflicted as Nick from Nova Scotia regarding the 'release' from the keeper, although I do see how he can see both sides of the debate.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/3/2018

bob of los angeles, ca usa asks...

'The restart in your example should have been a DFK from the location of the foul that merited the yellow card. In many ways it is a rewind of the game back to the incident which without the advantage would have been an immediate free kick and a caut...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/1/2018

Nick Broderick of Lewis Lake, Nova Scotia Canada asks...

I'm curious to know your thoughts on the incident in this video at the 1:52 mark (

Personally, I'm conflicted. On the one hand, the only di...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/1/2018

David Israel of San Jose, CA USA asks...

I don't think your answers have cleared up the question I was asking. I found and this seems a common point of confusion worth more detail.

'If the ball is within playing distance the player...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/30/2018

bob of los angeles, ca usa asks...

i frequently will do advantage calls where i give advantage, but then will call the foul back to the original spot because i feel advantage is lost quickly. i probably do this more often than other referees

in a game this weekend i was the A...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/30/2018

Zluvka of Liberec, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

Attacker runs with the ball to the goal. Defender runs just behind him. Attacker deliberately stops the move. Defender charges him from behind because he cannot stop.

Is it attacker's or defender's foul?


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