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10/23/2014

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Thanks for the kind words & all the advice. I've learned a lot from the volunteers on this site over the years & appreciate all the time & effort that all of you provide.

Of course, if the IFAB really wanted to accomplish their purpose, the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/22/2014

Jack of Scottsdale, AZ USA asks...

If you were planning on cautioning a player for a reckless tackle, then immediately following the tackle they get up and get into a scuffle which also warrants a caution, can you show two cautions?...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 10/21/2014

Jack Smith of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

I was linked to a strange incident on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTkbdTj8eLY). In the video, it appears that a defender is cautioned for unsporting behaviour / delaying the restart of play for clearing the ball too hard (while it is in ...

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League Specific 10/21/2014

Drew of Memphis, TN USA asks...

How do you become a soccer referee for all age groups in the Memphis, TN. area?...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/21/2014

Amr of Alexandria, Alexandria Egypt asks...

Well actually they are 2 related question, what is the ruling if a PK taker hit the woodwork and it rebounded back to him the original PK taker scored the rebound, is it a goal or not, is the PK taker even allowed to touch the ball after a woodwork r...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/21/2014

Adam of Dallas, Texas USA asks...

I have two questions about fouls.

1. Suppose two opposing midfielders, in the course of attempting to gain control of a contested ball, commit equal and simultaneous minor fouls on each other, such as pushing/stiff-arming (no violent intent)...

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Law 15 - Throw In 10/21/2014

Noel Soccorso of Bridgewater, Ma United States asks...

Player attempts a throw in releases the ball but the ball never enters the field of play is he or she allowed a second attempt? ...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/21/2014

Chris McIntyre of Dover Plains, NY USA asks...

At a penalty kick, the kicker completes her run to the ball and stops, appears to be preparing to kick to the left , turns slightly and kicks to the right with the result of a goal. Should the kicker be issued a card? should the goal be awarded?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/21/2014

Chris McIntyre of Dover Plains, NY USA asks...

Can a goalkeeper receive the ball from an opponent outside the penalty area, dribble it into the penalty area , and then pick up the ball to redistribute to his team?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/21/2014

Chris McIntyre of Dover Plains, NY USA asks...

Within the penalty area , a defender impedes the progress of an opponent without making contact with the opponent. What is the correct restart?...

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