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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/28/2015

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Sorry to be so dense, but I want to make sure that I really understand this because it 'sounds' like it could cause all sorts of problems.

You've had links in the past to videos where, during KFTPM, a GK celebrates after a kick bounces off t...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/27/2015

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I'm confused about something that referee Jason Wright said. On a penalty kick in extended time (not KFTPM), is it correct that defenders can participate, but attackers can't.

In other words, suppose the kick hits the cross bar & bounces ou...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/25/2015

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Seeking further clarification on the penalty kick in extended time. (End of half or game or overtime half has been extended JUST for the kick.)

Would a ref be correct to tell all players (other than the goalie) that they will not be permitte...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/23/2015

Scott of Livermore, CA USA asks...

The correct answer for the following question on a re-certification test was TRUE. That doesn't seem right to me. What am I missing?

The time of the half has been extended to allow for the taking of a penalty kick. The kick, correctly taken,...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/22/2015

Brian of Brooklyn, NY USA asks...

Ref awards penalty.Before whistle is blown to take the penalty,the penalty taker shoots,ball hits post and comes back into play.
Is the correct restart a retake of the penalty or an INDFK for the defending side from the penalty spot?


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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/12/2015

Dean Astumian of Orono, ME USA asks...

What happens if the kicker hesitates AND and attacking player encroaches before the kick is taken, and the kick goes through to completion without a whistle, but the referee observe BOTH infractions....

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/11/2015

Dean Astumian of Orono, ME USA asks...

The referee whistles to start a pk, the player approaches the ball, stops, starts again and as he strikes the ball the referee (incorrectly) whistles the play dead. The kick is saved. What is the correct restart....

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/7/2015

George of Thessaloniki, Greece asks...

Hi, my question is about penalties and when a goal is valid or not. Imagine the situations:

A player shoots a penalty in:
A)The course of a normal game.
B)In a penalty shoot-out, of a competition after the regulation time, e.g in a w...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/5/2015

Robert of South Plainfield, NJ USA asks...

My player was awarded a penalty kick. After the referee signaled to proceed with the kick (by using his whistle), the wind caused the ball to roll off the penalty mark to the side. I'm not sure how far but at least one roll of the ball as it was visi...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 9/6/2015

Brad of Plymouth, MI USA asks...

Convoluted physics aside, isn't a penalty kick a special form of a DFK? Therefore the LOTG are clear that one could not score against one's own team on a PK. Thoughts?...

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