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Law 2 - The Ball
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Law 2 - The Ball 5/11/2023

Gary Robinson of Draper, UT USA asks...

During a recent match, I had a coach constantly question whether the match ball was properly inflated or not. I had checked all three balls prior to the match and they felt fine (I didn't use a gauge pre-match). When he first questioned me, I waited ...

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Law 2 - The Ball 7/19/2022

R K Hodgkiss of Nashua, NH USA asks...

I was in a sporting goods store and happened to look at the soccer balls that were for sale there.
I was surprised to see balls with texture designs in the surface of the ball that cause it not to be smooth.
I haven't seen a ruling on th...

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Law 2 - The Ball 5/16/2021

Jonathan of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Unites States asks...

IFAB states ball pressure should be 8.9-15.6 PSI. However, I have never seen an actual concrete number that international matches shoot for. MLS Next youth in USA asks for 13 PSI and they are the only league I have seen give a concrete number given h...

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Law 2 - The Ball 7/6/2017

David of Carrollton, Texas United States asks...

where i can get a high quality ball ? ...

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Law 2 - The Ball 4/16/2017


While in play a second ball came in the field of play from a adjacent field, a player kicked the ball back to the other field , but the second ball hit the game ball and knocked it out of bounds. The question is : What is the correct restart? Thank y...

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Law 2 - The Ball 4/4/2017

Jorge Avila of Fayetteville, AR United States asks...

If in the rare case a soccer ball exploding in mid-air or in Contact with the players foot for any reason and the ball goes in the net does it count as a goal? Now the ball does release gas which causes the ball to not be predictable for the goalie....

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Law 2 - The Ball 7/20/2016

Cindy Verne of Placentia, CA usa asks...

I a ball from another field comes on the field and interfers with play and the ref stops the game. How should the ball be put back in play...

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Law 2 - The Ball 11/29/2015

Cigal of anywhere, North America asks...

Can footballs be placed around the field of play for use during the game? We see ball boys all the time. ...

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Law 2 - The Ball 10/29/2014

Ramon Janeiro of wilmington, de usa asks...

Can a coach challenge the referee or should the referee had not allowed, before a free kick, to change the ball for the taking of the free kick, that had been in play for at least five to ten minutes? (the player taking the free kick asked the bench...

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Law 2 - The Ball 6/7/2014

pete of floral park, new york usa asks...

During a game I was an AR. With about a minute left in the game the home team with a lead of 2-1 kicked the ball out over the sideline. The ball went about 30 yards into some bushes. As the home coach retrieved the ball, the away team coach threw a ...

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