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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/24/2016

RE: Amateur Adult

Terry Ryan of Roscommon, Ireland asks...

Is it an offence to raise your arm and call for an offside? EG I am playing centre half, the ball is played to the striker who is in an offside position so I shout 'Offside', is this a yellow card offence as a referee told me tonight? Thanks....

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 9/23/2016

RE: Adult

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

'No field player can act as a goalkeeper in penalty shootout unless player is already a goalkeeper during playing time'.
Can you explain above penalty shootout rule?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/23/2016

RE: Adult

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

If a in corner arc or on the line of corner arc. Position of free kick can be inside arc?...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 9/23/2016

RE: Intermediate Under 14

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I have a question about kicks from the penalty mark regarding reduce to equate. Suppose you start out with 8 players on each team (blue & red). During the KFTPM, blue GK can't continue.

Are there 2 possible scenarios?
1. Blue takes an...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/23/2016

RE: varsity High School

bob terranova of Tenafly, new jersey usa asks...

what is restart when goalie gets cautioned in penalty box for dissent?...

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Law 15 - Throw In 9/22/2016

RE: Amateur Adult

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

Over the weekend, it was a very wet morning. A player initiated a throw in. As the ball was coming forward, both hands, from behind the head....just as the throw in was being completed, the ball slips out of the players hand and comes out a little aw...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/22/2016

RE: Amateur Adult

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

As soon as i read this question, i imagined a play i see often with the adults. In my scenario, a ball is traveling along the touchline. The player on field is shielding the ball, the defender is playing the ball while off the field and the soccer f...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 9/22/2016

RE: select Adult

steve brown of tottenham, ontario canada asks...

where is the restart position after a caution has been given to a goal tender who has been found to be substituted without the permission / knowlege of the referee....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/22/2016

RE: Competive Adult

Ben Lew of Denver, Coloardo Denver asks...

scenario: Other team is winning, 10 seconds left in the first half. Goalie comes out playing with the ball and I take it from him. I fall but try to quickly get up to shoot but I am stopped by the goalie standing over me keeping me on the ground. Is ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/22/2016

RE: Intermediate Under 14

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Suppose an attacker is dribbling down the line & a defender behind him goes out of bounds to go around him. If they were then running side by side, couldn't either one of them charge the other, shoulder to shoulder? I mean, if both had been side by...

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