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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 8/17/2018

Sam of El Dorado Hills, CA USA asks...

While I agree that the ball must leave the penalty area to be in play, the real question for me is must the ball be in play for a goal kick to be 'complete'? LOTG do not make such a distinction. In this scenario, the ball HAS left the penalty area ...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 6/17/2018

Andy Duff of Perth, WA Australia asks...

One of the goalkeepers ( who looked to be an outfield player covering for a goalkeeper ) kept on taking goal kicks with a moving ball. ( Much as though the ball had been passed back to him and it had not gone out of play )
Looking at the laws th...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 3/3/2018

Andrew of Wilmington, Nc Usa asks...

I was the AR for a U12 game today. The blue team had a goal kick. The keeper attempted to kick the ball out wide to a teammate outside the penalty area. The kick however was 'knuckleballed' and prior to leaving the penalty area it crossed the goal l...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 1/23/2018

Larry of Danville, CA USA asks...

If a goal kick is taken and an opponent runs through the penalty area (prior to the ball leaving the penalty area) and either intercepts the kick outside the penalty area, or immediately challenges the kicking team for possession outside the penalty ...

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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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