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Law 13 - Free Kicks
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Law 13 - Free Kicks 2/10/2024

David Barclay of Manchester, Select United Kingdom asks...

Free kick awarded.
The Ref blows for the kick to be taken.
The player standing over the ball reaches down and moves the ball slightly forward with his hands and then takes the kick.
Isn't that technically handball?

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 2/4/2024

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Two questions coming:

First: A question for dealing with pacing off yardage on fields marked out for gridiron football: can't we simply point it out and say, "There's ten, right there?"

I tried that recently in a U-18 boys' matc...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 1/15/2024

of Vancouver, BC Canada asks...

Situation: Goalie picked up the ball, put it on the ground then pick it up again resulting in an indirect free kick for attacking team. Can the attacking team quick restart or is that not allowed according to rule books. (assuming referee allows the ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 12/4/2023

Joshua Sandoval of Phoenix , Arizona United States asks...

Do you get a yellow yard right away if the team doesn’t ask for 10 yards and i was a couple yards away from the free kick ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 11/4/2023

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


However, in the case of a quick free kick, I feel that 2 meters is a sufficient distance for the opponent to play well. I'd rather say it's the kicker's fault that he kicked it towards the opponent :-)...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/11/2023

Mühenned Elseyho of Kahramanmara? , Kahramanmara? Turkey asks...

**According to the Laws of the Game, all opposing players must be at least 9.14 meters (10 yards) away from the ball when a direct or indirect free kick is taken, whether inside or outside the penalty area.

However, there is one exception ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/3/2023

George of Sacratomato, CA US asks...

Is the coach of the team taking a free kick allowed to ask for 10? Which law addresses this scenario?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 2/12/2023

James of London , England asks...

If a free kick is awarded and the defence won't go back 10 yards , can the referee bring the ball ,10 yards forward so the wall then moves back another 10 yards ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 2/4/2023

Sal of Chicago, il usa asks...

Ona ceremonial free kick and after the referee has clearly indicated a whistle restart, the kicker kicks the ball wide while the referee was still setting up the wall distance. two questions:
1) Restart with the original free kick or goal kick
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Law 13 - Free Kicks 11/9/2022

Ron Gibson of Amelia, Ohio USA asks...

Upon taking a indirect free kick the attacking player A intentionally steps on ball as they run over it. Defending players charge towards ball. The Referee did a retake. The coach protested that his defense should be allowed to charge the ball as ...

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