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Law 1- The Field
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Law 1- The Field 12/3/2023

Jose of Miami, Florida United States asks...

I have doubts regarding the relationship between a player's foot/feet and lines on the field. Allow me to present three cases as they relate to trow-ins, offsides, and PKs. On TIs, I am told that, even if any part of the player's foot/feet is touchin...

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Law 1- The Field 11/24/2023

Patrick of Hershey, PA USA asks...

If the player grabs and moves the corner flag, does the flag get replaced before the ball is played or is possession lost...

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Law 1- The Field 5/11/2022

Anthony of New york, NY United States asks...

While in play our forward took a high arching shot from midfield the ball bounced at the top of the box and was going towards the goal. The goalie backed up as it was over his head into the goal reached up and hit ball as his hand was caught in the n...

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Law 1- The Field 2/7/2022

william t Stoneman of Fairfield, California USA asks...

Goal lines are 5" wide but goal post is just 2" in depth. where does it go? Even with the front of the line. Or even with the back of the line? ...

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Law 1- The Field 11/11/2021

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

In a game a few weeks ago, the corner flags on an artificial turf field were constantly getting blown over despite their heavy rubber bases.

I came up with an idea to tape down the flags a bit, to reduce the size of the 'sail.'

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Law 1- The Field 10/7/2021

Jack of Portsmouth, England asks...

What is the significance of the Goal Area...

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Law 1- The Field 6/12/2019

Mike of Ontario, CA USA asks...

Background: Soccer game on a multi-use field (football/soccer). Soccer crossbar is directly (one foot) under the football crossbar.

Attacker's shot is deflected by GK and the ball hits the football crossbar and the ball bounces down and the...

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Law 1- The Field 5/8/2019

Jeff Rockow of Flagstaff, Arizona USA asks...

In youth soccer at the 7v7 level, the Center Circle and Penalty Arc are typically 8 yards in radius. Does it make sense that the optional marks (hash marks) also be placed 8 yards from the corner - as opposed to the LOTG stipulation of 10 yards? Perh...

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Law 1- The Field 5/6/2019

Doug Crawford of Oakland, CA US asks...

Hello - Curvy goal line results in off angle goal posts.
When I checked the goal post position and the netting I did not notice this. I was AR, and later, 30 yards away, standing lined up with the goal posts for a corner kick, I realized that th...

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Law 1- The Field 4/20/2019

Joshua of Grande Prairie, AB Canada asks...

How many flag posts are needed in a game?...

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