Soccer Rules: Learn about Defensive Fouls


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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. A defensive foul is a defensive   which is considered to be a foul by the referee.

  2. They either contravene the rules of play or are considered to   the opponent.

  3. There are currently   punishable fouls in football.

  4. It is an offense to push a player who is in   of the ball.

  5. It is an offense to play in a manner which would put the opponent at   .

  6. It is also an offense to   your foot too high if you are close to an opponent.

  7. It is up to the referee to determine whether the   was deliberate or accidental.

  8. You are advised to keep your   by your side all the time.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. What is a foul in football?

  2. What happens to the player who committed a foul?

  3. What is the role of a referee?


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