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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/23/2015


Hello.I have a question:why on the following video it is not a penalty at 2.13 Reference game: Apoel vs Anorthosis 0-2 ( Cyprus league . Pls also comment on the other 2 penalties that are given by the ref.Thanks/Demetr...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 11/22/2015

Laura of :), VA USA asks...

I was playing in an All-Star tournament and received my first card for a call I really didn't think was right. About 15 minutes into the game there was a legit foul called against us right outside the 18. The player from the other team immediately to...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 11/22/2015

Bob of Ft Lauderdale , FL USA asks...

If two opposing players go to the ground in a collision and Team A's player has clear control of the loose ball. The official stops play to attend to the players. Is play resumed with an indirect free kick for Team A? Or is it a drop ball at the sit...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/21/2015

Jeff of Miami, Florida USA asks...

Was Altidore guilty of unsporting behavior by leaving the field of play during a corner kick? or would you consider this trifling,,see video at 4:05


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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 11/21/2015

Russ B of Beaumont, California United States asks...

Maybe I misunderstood the question so Just to follow up on the initial question which says that 'the penalty kick is about to be taken' why isnt a penality kick awarded.

A penality kick can not be awarded since the ball is not in play.
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/21/2015

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

My question is just one of mechanics. Referee McHugh gives a link to a USSF video, where the advice is to signal advantage & say 'Play on'. Referee Dawson signals advantage & verbally says 'Advantage' & uses 'Play on' to signal that advantage has b...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/21/2015

Richard Knight of Stilwell, Oklahoma United States asks...

Is it legal to redirect a ball with one's shoulder? I was taught that constitutes a handball (handling). I don't mean (of course) just the ball striking the player on the shoulder, but the player attempting to direct the ball using the shoulder.

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League Specific 11/20/2015

justin colebrissi of hcmc, tphcm vietnam asks...

Does FIFA specify a rule regarding red card suspension for the following?

A Player receives a red card in a game. The next game is forfieted. Is he allowed to play in the next scheduled game?...

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Law 5 - The Referee 11/20/2015

mary of damascus, Maryland USA asks...

Explain the essential elements of 'applying the advantage' I am confused about enforcing this law. Thank you....

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League Specific 11/17/2015

Paul of hartford, CT USA asks...

When the 'no heading' rule goes into effect for the younger ages, what is the resulting call if a player heads the ball during a game? Is it treated like a handling call? Will the offense be determined similarly? (ie. ball-to-head vs. head-to-ball)...

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