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Soccer Referee Questions on Soccer Rules

Welcome to AskTheRef.com -- a Soccer Law Question and Answer site. Providing answers to questions regarding soccer laws since October 11, 1999...

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You Call It!

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2/10/2016

RE: Rec Under 11

Richard of San Dimas, CA USA asks...

Thank you for your response. Just follow up for clarification. The Goalie is on the ground outside the goal line between the goal post and corner flag. The goalie prevents the ball from completely progressing beyond the Goal Line. However, when t...

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Law 5 - The Referee 2/9/2016

RE: Adult

peter dickinson of sandbach, cheshire United Kingdom asks...

can a player be banned for alleged violent conduct when the game was abandoned and no red card was shown or any player spoken to by the referee i.e on the grounds of the referee report which is in error...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/9/2016

RE: Youth to adult, comp and rec.

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I took the question to be: if the keeper is standing off the field, either in the goal mouth or stepped off the field beside the goal.

Either way, he is still able to use his hands stretched INSIDE the penalty area, to control the ball.
...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/8/2016

RE: Travel Under 9

Mike of Lockport, Ny Usa asks...

My son plays travel soccer, it's his 1st year , 2nd session, has played house for 4 years so he's played for awhile , at a game yesterday himself & another kid from opposite team were racing toward ball , other kid gets there 1st they get feet tangle...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/8/2016

RE: Rec Under 11

Richard of San Dimas, CA USA asks...

If the Goalie is outside the Goal Line and prevents the ball from going out by handling and preventing the ball from completely moving past the Goal Line should the Goalie be allowed to kick the ball away, or should the opposing team be awarded a cor...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/7/2016

RE: Rec Adult

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

In this weekends ELP match of Southampton v West Ham, Victor Wanyama received a straight red for a tackle on Dimitri Payet.
While not seeing the full match to know if there had been other issues with Wanyama's play up until this point, a straight...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/7/2016

RE: Rec Adult

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

In a match of good quality passing football, a mid fielder from the Blue team is not happy with a few of your calls, in particular, one that leads to team reds opening goal a minute before you call time for 'oranges'
As you are walking off, the m...

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League Specific 2/7/2016

RE: Competitive and Rec Under 14

Uriel Choi of CHANDLER, AZ United States asks...

Slide tackles in rec games, competitive. What is the punishment?...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 2/7/2016

RE: Rec Under 17

Pam Smith of Edmonton, Alberta Canada asks...

Technically under the Law, could each player in a tie-breaker shootout shoot before the whistle? Thus forcing the keeper to field 2 shots per player? Why use the whistle if the whistle doesn't mean much?
Thank you, Pam...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/7/2016

RE: Select Under 15

Jeff Banks of Captain Cook, Hawaii USA asks...

Can a keeper commit a 'dangerous play' foul? If so, can a keeper commit a dangerous play foul when diving for the ball being dribbled in the penalty area?...

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