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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/23/2019

lonnie hunter of saegertown, pa USA asks...

when 2 defenders challenge (with contact) from opposite sides, thereby sandwiching the attacker preventing him from continuing to play the ball...is this a foul, or something I dreamed up?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 6/22/2019

Kailyn of Winnipeg, Canada asks...

If there is a free kick against the forward in the penalty box, does the goalie get to take the kick anywhere in the box? Or does it have to be where the foul was?...

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Mechanics 6/22/2019

Peter of Sarnia, Ontario Canada asks...

Blue team committed a foul in yellow's half in the centre circle. Direct free kick awarded. I turned to run towards the blue end of the field and, as my back was turned, the free kick was taken. As I turned back to face the ball, a yellow player wa...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 6/22/2019

John J. O'Hara of Berlin, NJ United States asks...

I have no other place to rant so here goes. 1. I'm getting a little tired of hearing Lalas going on about goalkeepers cheating.Oh to be a 25 year old referee with a pocket full of yellow and red cards for diving-not so much in the women's game but de...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 6/21/2019

Tony of Whitehorse, Yukon Canada asks...

In the Copa America game between Chile and Ecuador, in the 45th minute first half, there was a goal kick awarded to Chile and the goalie took the goal kick directly 2 a teammate located inside the penalty area. In other words the ball did not go outs...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/21/2019

Mary Ramirez-de-Arellano of DAMASCUS, MD United States asks...

When, if ever, can a goal keeper throw the ball out beyond the penalty area and then immediately dribble it up field without it having first touched another player after his throw? (He has thrown it to himself.)...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 6/21/2019

SANDRA KERLEW of Windsor, CT United States asks...

Visiting Team B is wearing white jerseys and socks. B1 is wearing a black long-sleeve undershirt, B2 is wearing black tights, and B3 is wearing a black arm sleeve....

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Law 11 - Offside 6/21/2019

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

Hello,

I have one simple question about 'offside line'.

Advice for referees says:'No part of the attacking player other than the arms may be nearer the opponents' goal line than the TORSO, HEAD OR LEGS of the SECOND-LAST DEFENDER.'<...

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Law 5 - The Referee 6/21/2019

Gary of Nashua, Nh Usa asks...

It was ussf I believe ... in regards to the statement ... I was confused because it gave me the impression you could not card players sideline after the game ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/20/2019

William of Cork, Munster Ireland asks...

Attacking team Centre half uses the shoulders of his CF to raise him into the air and head the ball into the net from a corner scoring a goal

What action should referee take
...

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