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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/21/2020

mohammed Alharbi of medina, medina Saudi Arabia asks...

hello
in this video the ref said that in thats time it was not allowed to jump front of the goalie and because of that the goal was disallowed. Just want to know if this was the reason or there is something else disallowed the goal .
thanks ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/17/2020

Jim McGougan of Manchester , United Kingdom asks...

Can a player be booked after being sent off?
While walking off after being sent off the player abuses the local fans.
The ref states he was booked again in the dressing room?
...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/13/2020

Eunan Mcdaid of Donegal, Non-US/Other Ireland asks...

Hi Guys, regarding the change around cards for team officials.

If during a game you hear someone say something worthy of a caution or sending off from the technical area - you go over, do you say what you heard but can't identify the person...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/13/2020

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I'd love to see what VAR would think of this scenario:

Attacker 'A' is in front of the goal, facing outward. Defender is right behind him as a cross comes in, chest high.

Attacker 'A' is going to leave the ball for a teammate 'B' w...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/13/2020

peter fuller of Sudbury, Suffolk United Kingdom asks...

watched a game on Tele, player went through and the defender made a last ditch tackle in the box, ref gave a fail and a penalty and then a yellow card to the defender, VAR then overturned the penalty and gave offside , does the yellow card stand?...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 1/12/2020

GARRY of Selby, England asks...

If a goalkeeper takes a goal kick and the wind blows the ball back into his goal net is a goal given...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/11/2020

Richard of Brentwood, Uk asks...

A cross comes in from the wing into the penalty area and the ball hits both defender and attacker simultaneously on their arms and the ball deflects into the net. Is this handball by the attacker and the goal disallowed....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/10/2020

Richard Wheatley of Stondon Massey, - United Kingdom asks...

If a defender in his own penalty area inadvertently handles the ball and quite rightly no penalty is given, then with his next touch launches the ball forward where his centre forward runs onto the ball and scores will this be ruled out by VAR as a g...

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Law 11 - Offside 1/8/2020

Henok of Hawassa, South Ethiopia asks...

My question is in law 11 about deflection ball is offside or onside....

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 1/7/2020

Gargy of Haifa, Haifa Israel asks...

Hello,

I have a question regarding a penalty kick during the game.
The law says that:

the player taking the penalty kick or a team-mate offends:
˘if the ball enters the goal, the kick is retaken
˘if the ball does not ent...

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