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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 12/6/2016

Paul Gordon of Tampa Bay, Florida USA asks...

I recently saw a clip of a soccer player taking a PK online

https://gfycat.com/ImpossibleOilyCheetah

In the clip, after I assume the whistle has been blown, the player slowly walks up to the ball and bends down as if he were to pick...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/29/2016

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

If the referee awards a penalty for a DOGSO and while setting up for the penalty kick, time expires, what would be the appropriate mechanics? Does ref announce the kick being the last play of the game? When is it appropriate to allow attacking player...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/27/2016

Jim Pakenham of Dublin, Dublin Ireland asks...

Hi, if the referee awards a penalty and it is the last kick of the game-time is up but the kick must be taken-am I correct in saying that the ref must inform the taker and the goalkeeper that it is the last kick and that the ball must cross the line ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/13/2016

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Not that I've ever had such a windy situation for PKs¦ but if we are ever in the situation where it's so breezy that the ball won't stay put, could an AR or other designate be used as a 'holder' as in gridiron football, to simply apply a finger atop ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/12/2016

Carol nutt of Mira Loma, CA USA asks...

What is the procedure if a goalkeeper is previously stationed on the goal line awaiting a penalty kick and between the time the whistle is blown and the kick is taken, has moved off the line, resulting in the keeper 'not being ready' for the kick to ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/12/2016

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Penalty kick - legal or otherwise.

Is there a technicality breeched in the taking of this penalty kick?

http://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/video/807277635678/Incredible-wind-delays-penalty-kick?cx_navSource=related-side-cx#cxrecs_s
...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/5/2016

Scott Wiseman of Zebulon, NC USA asks...

The game ended up going into penalty kicks where one of their players kicked the ball before the ref blew the whistle. The player missed. It, but then got to re kick the ball and kicked it in the second time after the ref blew the whistle. Should the...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/21/2016

Brian of Brooklyn, NY USA asks...

Re penalty kicks.

I understand that all players must be behind the ball i.e not closer to the goal line but do they have to be behind the 18 yard line (as if it extended the full width of the field)? Can any player stand 10 yards away (outsi...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 8/31/2016

Chris Ferns of Kuwait, Kuwait Kuwait asks...

During a penalty the kicker (Player) takes his shot and the ball hit the cross bar or the goal post bounces on the ground twice and then rolls and crosses the goal line.

What is the decision?

The same applies during tie breaker.
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Law 14 - Penalty kick 8/29/2016

Haji Hussain Jan of Muscat, Muscat Oman asks...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=i1aJJX6R-A8
In the above link video the defender enters in box before ball is kicked. Shouldn't be retaken? or any amendment in law
Thanks...

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