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Law 15 - Throw In 7/29/2014

RE: select College

BRIAN ODODAH MWAI of MOMBASA, KENYA asks...

I refereed a match on our local league, a player threw the ball a long the touch line, the ball wholy curved/enters the field of play on air and finaly went out through the touch line minus touching any player, both teams began fighting for the rethr...

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Law 15 - Throw In 7/29/2014

RE: Rec Adult

James of St. Paul, MN United States asks...

On a follow up to Question 28625, I have a question to when the ball enters the field of play. Maybe I misinterpreted Richard's answer, but if I am correct Richard is saying that if, during a throw-in, any of the ball crosses the touchline then the b...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/28/2014

RE: Adult

DENNIS COUGHLIN of PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIA asks...

IF A GOALKEEPER PUSHES ONE OF HIS OWN PLAYERS OUT OF THE WAY TO PICK UP THE BALL IN THERE OWN AREA CAN A PENALTY BE AWARDED FOR A FOUL TO THE ATTACKING TEAM?...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/27/2014

RE: Competitive Adult

Alan Parks of Brownsburg, IN USA asks...

Player A is in an offside position while Player B possesses the ball but has NOT played it to Player A. Player A now gets back onside as Player B has retained possession the entire time. Now Player B plays Player A who is in an onside position.
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Character, Attitude and Control 7/27/2014

RE: rec Adult

pete of floral park, new york usa asks...

hi refs,

In my game today the opposing goalkeeper
made a bad attempt at clearing the ball
our forward hit the ball which was going
over the keepers head and clearly on target
the goalkeeper jumped up and stopped the shot b...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 7/25/2014

RE: High School

Hannah of Whitehouse Station, New Jersey United States of America asks...

What do you think about kids (younger than high school) slide tackling? Do you think that it is appropriate for growing kids to put themselves and others in that danger?

I found that kids are allowed to slide tackle from ages 12 and up. That...

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7/24/2014

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 7/24/2014

RE: competetive College

abhinav rawat of pune, Maharashtra India asks...

The match is tied till the end of extra time. Therefore the penalty shootout is the last measure to decide the winner. Now can any player in the playing eleven do the goalkeeping in the shootouts?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/23/2014

RE: Pro Other

Jeff of los angeles, ca usa asks...

I had a game last year where a defender fell on the ball in the box. Instead of getting up right away, he sort of just stayed on all fours over the ball for a number of seconds, taking his sweet time, and while he was down he moved his arm and it tou...

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Law 15 - Throw In 7/23/2014

RE: Youth recreational and select (travel) Under 19

Charles A. O'Reilly of Vienna, VA United States asks...

Given that the referee stated that the player took the thow in 'sitting on the ground with both feet on the ground and outside the pitch' I do not follow why you state that the throw in was illegal. Law 15 requires that the player faces the ´Čeld of ...

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