The Scottish Football Association
Calum Murray
1. Can the goalposts and crossbar be any colour?
2. The whole of the ball crosses the goal line between the posts and under the bar but does not hit the goal net. Is a goal awarded?
3. What is the maximum number of substitutes allowed in an official match?
4. The minimum number of players required to start a match is 7. Can a shorthanded team start a game with 10 outfield players, and bring on a goalkeeper as soon as he or she arrives after play has commenced?
5. An opponent is standing in an offiside position when the ball is played to him direct from a goal kick. The player goes on to score a goal. Should the goal be allowed?
6. Are players allowed to wear any type of jewellery during a match?
7. Where should the Assistant Referee stand at the taking of a penalty kick during normal play?
At the corner of the 6 yd line / goal line
At the corner of the 18 yd line / goal line
At the corner flag
8. When a cross ball comes in to his penalty area a defender, standing on the penalty spot, leaps up on to a team-mates shoulders; thus gainining height and heads the ball clear. Is this allowed?
9. Must a penalty be a shot at goal?
10. What happens if when taking a goal kick, the goalkeeper miskicks the ball and it does not leave the penalty area?
The kick is retaken
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