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Law 13 - Free Kicks 4/14/2019

paul of albuquerque, nm usa asks...

On a free kick (in this case it was offside), kick taker doesn't ask for 10 yards. Defender stands about 5-6 yards away (so not close enough to tell the defender to back up) and when the attacker kicks the ball, defender stays at the same distance bu...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/18/2019

Richard Jones of RICHMOND, TX US asks...

Why did they make the rule that the ball has to leave the penalty area on a free kick or the kick has to be retaken?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 2/10/2019

Glen B of Youngsville, NC USA asks...

On a direct free kick, kicker asks for the defenders to be at correct space. CR steps off and moves the defenders back and then points to the Keeper gets a thumbs up and yells play when ready. No whistle. Kicker strikes ball and scores. Defending tea...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 11/15/2018

Luis Rodrigues of Waadt, Switzerland asks...

A player of team A is still inside the penalty area during a goal kick. The ball exits the penalty area correctly but an other player of team A takes the ball and pass it to the the player who was inside the penalty area who scores a goal.

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/28/2018

Mark Suehrstedt of West Covina, Ca Usa asks...

Why dont fifa referees call failure to yield the distance?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/9/2018

Eduardo of christmas, fl usa asks...

Please clarify the statement in LAW 13. Am I understanding correctly that the second bullet below would only occur if the free kick left the penalty area and then came back in? Also, it doesn't have to be deliberate, any handling would apply correc...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/1/2018

Eduardo Bertot of Chriistmas, Fl Usa asks...

A free kick inside your own penalty area must leave penalty area to be in play (ie goal kick) or kick is retaken. Is there an exception however if there is handling before ball leaves penalty area. Example keeper takes goal kick and a teammate handle...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/23/2018

Frederick Plenn of Seaville, NJ United States asks...

If the attacking team is awarded an indirect free kick in the penalty area but less than 10 yards from goal and the defense is lined up on the goal line. Since they are within 10 yards, is there any difference as to when they may attack the ball (1s...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/1/2018

Glen Brizendine of Raleigh, NC USA asks...

Attacking team commits foul in the penalty area at around the Goal box (6). Ball is placed for direct kick, I pushed the attacking team all the way out of the Penalty Area which ended up being a distance of apx. 12 yds. The Attacking team coach was ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 8/8/2018

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

On the topic of trying to find ways to reduce the possibility of a player being dismissed due to a low level technical foul (and therefore a ref not calling such a foul), I wonder if 'Team' fouls might some day have a place in football.

A ki...

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