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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 2/23/2020

Rey villarreal of San angelo, Texas United States asks...

If the goalie on the goal kick sets the ball down and then picks it up to place on the opposite corner of the box is it considered a foul? There was no wasting of time involved, the play happened quickly.

I did not call anything as I felt h...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 1/12/2020

GARRY of Selby, England asks...

If a goalkeeper takes a goal kick and the wind blows the ball back into his goal net is a goal given...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 1/5/2020

Rob of Bristol, UK asks...

A goalkeeper passes a goal kick to his teammate and the teammate that he has just passed to, passes it back to him before the ball is touched by any other player. Is this allowed? ...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 12/19/2019

Philip Weissman of Brooklyn, NY USA asks...

My question is about interpretation of the rules regarding the field and the areas of the field. Law 1 is clear that the field is a rectangle and that the areas (penalty, goal, corner) are parts of this rectangle. This pretty much makes sense relativ...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 10/22/2019

John (Iain) Doleman of Las Vegas, NV United States asks...

Response to answer 33726.

However, under the new LOTG once a ball is kicked and clearly moves it is now in play. There for what then is the restart....

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 9/17/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Panelist Peter Grove says (of the keeper's double-touch on the goal kick), 'However under the latest version of the IFAB's Laws of the Game, at a goal kick the ball is in play as soon as it is kicked and clearly moves so in a game played under these ...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 9/7/2019

Paul Brown of Aspley Guise, BEDS United Kingdom asks...

With the new rule change that a goal kick does not need to leave the area - but attacking team must be outside the area; I have already seen a situation where the keeper passes to a defender in the area, who crouches and heads the ball back to the ke...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 8/23/2019

Tony of Leeds, England asks...

With the new goal kick law where it doesnt have to leave the area .
If a goalkeeper takes a goal kick and flicks it to a defender in the box and he heads it back to the keeper can he then pick it up and kick it out of his hands ...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 8/6/2019

Eugene of San Jose, CA US asks...

Now that the ball is live as soon as it's kicked on the goal kick, would you give an IFK for the accidental double touch, like Joe Hart did a few seasons ago https://gfycat.com/generalmeatydungenesscrab-askareferee-soccer ? ...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 8/4/2019

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

Thanks! But one IFAB sentence confuses me more and more:-)

This sentence:'Players who DELIBERATELY REMAIN INSIDE or enter the penalty area before the kick is taken should not gain an unfair advantage, even if the KICK IS TAKEN QUICKLY.'
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