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Law 14 - Penalty kick 12/17/2014

Scott of Pico Rivera, ca usa asks...

Let's say we have one of those oddball moments in Kicks from the Penalty Mark where the goalie blocks the shot and starts celebrating while, behind his back, the ball gets some backspin and rolls into the goal.

Suppose the referee is the on...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 11/23/2014

Allen Riedel of Menifee, CA USA asks...

I believe I know the correct answer to this question already, but I would love validation.

Law 11 - Offside

The play in question was this. My team was attacking but just crossing the half line. One of my players took an arcing blast...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 11/20/2014

Maldini of Nairobi , Kenya asks...

Can the player taking the penalty,upon running to take the penalty stops suddenly and pass the ball to his team mate who eventually becomes the second kicker and if he scores? is the goal allowed? ...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 11/6/2014

Padraig Carmody of Limerick, Ireland asks...

As a player is running up to take a penalty, the opposition players chant '1,2,3....AHHHHH' in an effort to distract the penalty taker. The penalty is taken, is saved, but the rebound is scored by the penalty taker.
However, some of the penalty ...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 11/2/2014

Marcus Cooley of Reston, VA USA asks...

During kicks from the mark (to complete a tournament game that required a winner), a player sets the ball on the mark, the keeper indicates he is ready, and I blow my whistle to begin. The wind moves the ball about 10 inches, the player kicks it and...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 11/1/2014

Ramon Janeiro of wilmington, delaware usa asks...

A penalty kick is awarded and the coach does not agree with the call and tells his goalkeeper to leave the goal and stand outside the 18? Is a team required to have a goalkeeper in goal for the taking of a penalty kick? Also, can you change the goal...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/27/2014

Duncan Ford of High Wycombe, Bucks UK asks...

As a player is running up to take a penalty, an opposition player shouts obscenities to put him off and the penalty is saved. Should the referee a) instruct the penalty to be retaken or b) award a free kick outside the penalty area where the opposing...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/26/2014

Robert Lord of Salem, UT United States asks...

A foul occured in the box. The ball is placed for a penalty kick. The player kicking the ball and all other players are in position for the kick. The player taking the kick kicks the ball, hits the crossbar and does not score a goal. The players begi...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/21/2014

Amr of Alexandria, Alexandria Egypt asks...

Well actually they are 2 related question, what is the ruling if a PK taker hit the woodwork and it rebounded back to him the original PK taker scored the rebound, is it a goal or not, is the PK taker even allowed to touch the ball after a woodwork r...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/21/2014

Chris McIntyre of Dover Plains, NY USA asks...

At a penalty kick, the kicker completes her run to the ball and stops, appears to be preparing to kick to the left , turns slightly and kicks to the right with the result of a goal. Should the kicker be issued a card? should the goal be awarded?...

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