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Mechanics 4/24/2024

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...


In the following case, how shall the play restart?

Attacking player is being tackled by a defender in the penalty area, the ball goes out for a throw in but after the ball goes out, the referee blows his/her whistle for a...

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Mechanics 2/24/2024

Serge of Boston, Ma Usa asks...

There’s an obvious foul on a player from the white team Ref misses it. Play continues. Black team goes on attack. White team commits a foul. In the ensuing freekick ball is crossed into the box and scrapes a white player’s arm. Ref gives a penalty s...

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Mechanics 2/21/2024

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...


I would like to ask a question about APP concept of VAR.

Does any unimpeded touch by the defender reset the APP? For instance, team A attacks, the referee misses and offside by team A, one of the players of team A crosse...

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Other 2/12/2024

Douglas Wix of Liverpool, England asks...

In the African Nations final why didn't the var team make the referee aware of a possible red card when KESSIE clearly elbowed the Nigerian player. It was hardly mentioned on TV nor mentioned on bbc Web pages today the day after the game. Many thanks...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/10/2024

DEMETRIOS PROTOPAPAS of Limassol, Limassol Cyprus asks...

Hello there,my name is Demetris from limassol CYPRUS.I am a little confused regarding the referee decision to give a penalty after VAR intervention. Match reference AEK v Apollon for the Cyprus league played on Sunday Feb10, video reference https:/...

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Mechanics 1/27/2024

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...


Am I correct with the following scenario?

Team A attacks but in the beginning of the attack, there is an infringement committed by team A and the referee misses it. During the attack, one of the players of team B delibera...

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Mechanics 1/11/2024

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...


Player A11 receives a pass in an offside position but the offside offence is missed on the pitch. Player A11 crosses the ball, player B2 deliberately handles the ball, which is also missed on the pitch, and the ball goes out for a c...

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Mechanics 12/30/2023

Mark of London , Uk asks...

A player punches the ball out and the Ref doesn’t see it so gives a goal kick.

VAR tells the Ref he’s reviewing the handball.VAR says the defending players hand was in a natural position (for the record the players hand reaches out to sla...

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Mechanics 12/9/2023

Rod Senior of Fort Myers, FL United States asks...

Crystal Palace v Liverpool game 12/9/23

1. Penalty was awarded when Van Dyke brought down a Palace player in the box. Van Dyke got a yellow card. VAR spotted a foul against Liverpool prior to the penalty incident. VAR was upheld and the pe...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/20/2023

George Makridis of Thessaloniki, Greece Greece asks...

Greetings from Greece. I simply want an expert's opinion on this. The link is . If you don't trust links you can search on YouTube for 'PAOK AEK goal Varela'. It is a 1:01 video from user Stavros Sountoulid...

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