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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 11/6/2017

Edward Clancy of Elmsford, ny USA asks...

At a recent game, the goalkeeper took a goal kick but the ball did not leave the box but it did cross the goal line. The referee restarted with a retake of the goal kick, was this correct, I thought we should have been awarded a corner kick.
Than...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 11/2/2017

Muhammad Rizwan of Abbottabad, Abbottabad Pakistan asks...

Sir, Can a teammate gets the ball inside the penalty area during a quick goalkick? first I see that there is no restriction that how many players teammate or opp are in goal area but I heard that if a opponent or teammate collects the ball in goal ar...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 10/24/2017

Arthur Adams of Massapequa , NY USA asks...

I understand the laws on a goal kick to be that when a goal kick is taken it must leave the penalty area completely in order for it to be back in play. Does the law also state that it must "re-enter the field of play"? Would entering the field of pla...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 9/30/2017

Garrett of Angleton, Texas united states asks...

On a goal kick, once the goalie sets the ball in one corner, backs up to kick it, then changes her mind, runs up and picks the ball up and moves it to the other corner, is this legal? and if not, what should the call be?...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 8/15/2017

Jagira of Jhumaru, Andar pradesh Kenya asks...

My question is '. What happen if a goal keeper throw the ball to his team mate instead of taking a goal kick ' ?...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 5/26/2017

Jeff Banks of Kona, HI USA asks...

A goal kick was taken and a teammate stayed inside the penalty area. The goal kick rebounds off of his teammate's back into the goal.
Is the goal kick retaken?...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 5/6/2017

Edward of Dallas, TX Usa asks...

Had this happen to me in a youth (U12) game. I was the AR on this particular play.

Keeper goes to take goal kick. However, the wind was fairly strong that day (gusts over 30 mph) and when she kicked it the ball blew backwards over her team's...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 5/3/2017

Mehran Ali of Faisalabad, Punjab Pakistan asks...

The goalkeeper is starting with goal kick if he started with the player inside the box, is it a foul? ...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 3/24/2017

Matt of Salt Lake City, UT USA asks...

During a goal kick, the kicker stumbles as he approaches the ball, and his foot strikes the ball and it begins to roll forward. Although it seems clear that the ball will not leave the penalty are before its momentum is spent, the kicker runs forwar...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 10/28/2016

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Law 16 clearly handles this situation:
'If an opponent who is in the penalty area when the goal kick is taken touches or challenges for the ball before it has touched another player, the goal kick is retaken.

If a player enters the penal...

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