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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 9/10/2016

Wally of Ocean Isle Beach, NC United States asks...

If a player from team A kicks the ball and it hits a player from team B on the foot, even though the player from team B was not trying to make a play on it and it goes out of bounds, who was it out on?...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 7/16/2016

Xavier Angulo of San Diego, Ca USA asks...

Ref blew the end of the first half while a shot was in mid flight. Does the goal count?...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 7/12/2016

Todd of fort wayne, IN United States asks...

Ball in and out of touch, AR raises flag but CR does not see. Play continues, is there a point when AR should drop the flag or just hold up forever? ...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 6/23/2016

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Situation: late in a close game, the attacker takes a shot just as a defender leaps in the way to block it.

The shot is going wide anyway but the referee and shooter both see the ball contact the defender's loose jersey, dangling out behind ...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 5/17/2016

Richard of Oxford, Oxfordshire UK asks...

A player makes a tackle and wins the ball cleanly but the ball is going out of play for a throw to the opposition. Before the ball has completely crossed the touch line it hits the linesman's foot and stays in play .What should be given ?...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 3/5/2016

Calvin Smith of Beaverton, Oregon United State asks...

The ref blew her whistle because of an offside. After the whistle a player going for the ball kicked it into the goal anyway and the ref called it a good goal. How can that be? ...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 11/22/2015

Bob of Ft Lauderdale , FL USA asks...

If two opposing players go to the ground in a collision and Team A's player has clear control of the loose ball. The official stops play to attend to the players. Is play resumed with an indirect free kick for Team A? Or is it a drop ball at the sit...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 11/21/2015

Russ B of Beaumont, California United States asks...

Maybe I misunderstood the question so Just to follow up on the initial question which says that 'the penalty kick is about to be taken' why isnt a penality kick awarded.

A penality kick can not be awarded since the ball is not in play.
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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 10/22/2015

Brian K of Brooklyn, NY USA asks...

Hello Gents,

What a great resource you collectively are-many thanks!

My scenario and question...

Ball goes into touch,linesman calls it but ref doesn't see his raised flag.Play continues and a goal is scored before ref eith...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 10/7/2015

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

The ball is booted into the air and hits an overhanging tree and is otherwise still on the field. Should we stop play since this 'outside agent' interfered with play? What would be the restart?...

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