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Law 14 - The Penalty kick
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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 5/6/2024

David Kennedy of Akron, Ohio USA asks...

Hi, in one of my tournament games, we got awarded a PK and scored it however, the ref called encroachment on one of our players. This player put one foot in the box and then pulled it out before the kick was taken. The PK was scored directly. I am wo...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/30/2023

James of Lenox, Massachusetts United Staes asks...

Penalty kick during regulation time:

Player takes penalty kick
Goalie saves(deflects) the shot and bounces off post
Ball comes into play
Player who took the penalty shot then kicks it back into net.

Goal or no goa...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/20/2023

Erin Bromage of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts United States asks...

2 referee HS game.

Penalty Kick clarification.

At a recent game, a PK was awarded. Clear violation inside the box. Both teams lined up outside the goal box/arc. As the player taking the kick advanced to the ball a team mate cl...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 9/5/2023

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Thanks to all of you for your clear answers.

Update on the photos... I posted my question at the field after viewing the sequence on the small camera screen.

Once at the computer screen, I could see the heel of the keeper's bac...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 8/25/2023

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Hi, I was watching a 55+ game today and when a PK was taken, I used my camera (in motor drive) to capture the sequence.

The keeper made a nice save but on replay, his left foot was clearly standing a stride forward of the line before the b...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 7/24/2023

Tony of Sydney, Australia asks...

Thanks for your answer and you have answered my third point. But point 2, which was about extending time to take a penalty kick the law says on page 69 " If a defending player (including the goalkeeper) commits an offence
and the penalty is miss...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/8/2023

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


I'm suprisingly here again. Tuesday inspired me. We all know what I'm going to write about :-)

VAR handbook says this about penalty kicks:

Encroachment can only be reviewed if:

• an attacker who enc...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/9/2022

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

Two additional situations, please.

First (probably clear): A1 kicks the ball, A2 enters penalty area before kick, goalkeeper B1 deflects it back to the field, A2 scores.

I think, that it is IDFK for team B.

Second: A1...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/8/2022

Mr. Chris Twining of Wildomar, CA United States asks...

Thank you for all the insight. Maybe I can clarify a bit more. Disregard the player taking the dive. I understand our CF's are not perfect.

The CF in question tells me the PK is somewhat of a ceremony though I am still not sure what t...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/8/2022

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


one 'penalty kick' question, please.

Player A1 takes penalty kick. The ball hits the bar. It bounces back to the field and from the goalkeeper into the goal. Team-mate A2 offends.

Can I decide that THE BALL DID...

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