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Why is a penalty not given if a goal comes right after the foul?

This is due to the advantage rule, From Laws of the Game - Law 5: The Referee - 3. Powers and Duties: The referee allows play to continue when an offence occurs and the non-offending team will ...
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Are players allowed to convert a penalty kick into a "multiple passes goal"?

Yes, absolutely. There are essentially only two major restrictions on play after a penalty kick: The player taking the penalty kick must kick the ball forward [...] The kicker must not play the ball ...
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What happens after eleven kicks from the penalty mark?

In penalty shootouts in association football, a format of sudden death is followed if after 5 penalty shots each, the scores are still tied. If the number exceeds 11* penalty kicks each without a ...
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What is the distance allowed for the goalkeeper to be off the line during penalty kick?

According to the IFAB Laws of the Game, Law 14 - The Penalty Kick, 1. Procedure: The defending goalkeeper must remain on the goal line, facing the kicker, between the goalposts until the ball has ...
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Why is a penalty not given if a goal comes right after the foul?

I shall leave details of the specific clauses that are relevant, and why this situation falls under their jurisdiction. Instead I shall address why you would want to design the rules like this: If ...
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Highest number of penalties missed in a shoot-out?

Taken from the excellent Penalty Shootout Trivia: In amateur and youth matches probably quite different records have been set; one particular instance went over the world in January 1998: a match ...
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Penalty taker pauses during the run-up: legal or not?

From IFAB Laws of the Game, Law 14, part 2, ... play will be stopped and restarted with an indirect free kick, regardless of whether or not a goal is scored: feinting to kick the ball once the kicker ...
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Hasn't Kasper Schmeichel broke the rules when saving Modrić's penalty during the World Cup 2018, Round of 16 match between Croatia and Denmark?

There are likely two possible reasons this technical breach of the Laws was not penalised. The offence was so minor that the referee was unable to detect it. The referee applied his discretion under ...
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Hasn't Kasper Schmeichel broke the rules when saving Modrić's penalty during the World Cup 2018, Round of 16 match between Croatia and Denmark?

He leaves the goal line right when the shot is taken. This is quite normal behavior and accepted by the referees. It is very hard to see and the referee also has to watch the other players when they ...
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Is penalty success rate increasing over the time?

Considering Transfermarkt data on Premier League since 1992, I would say that the success rate has decreased over years. Year | Success rate (%) _______________________ 1992 | 93.4 1993 | 97.6 1994 ...
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Ice-hockey penalty shot saves

Regardless of when they are made, saves in hockey are defined by shots on goal. A shot, on the other hand is any puck directed toward the net. If the shot would have gone in the net without a save, ...
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In which year of the Campeonato Paulista the teams would dispute penalty shot-out before the game in order to win a point in the case of draw?

I finally found it! It was in Campeonato Paulista 2001 (Site in Portuguese). There are some stuff that was a little bit blurry on my head: I had the feeling that they would perform the shootout ...
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What happens if an own-goal is scored during a delayed penalty shot (ice hockey)?

(e) is what would happen. There's no reason this would be interpreted any differently than the rules regarding a power play; in particular: 24.6 indicates that only one goal can be scored or awarded ...
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In which year of the Campeonato Paulista the teams would dispute penalty shot-out before the game in order to win a point in the case of draw?

It was in 1988 when the CBF instituted the Lei dos Pênaltis (law of penalties). Apparently it was for the Brasileirão (national championship) according to this article that cites Vitória, América, ...
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What is the most penalty kicks missed by a football team in one game?

Here's another interesting one: In 1989, referee Kelvin Morton awarded five penalties in a Crystal Palace v Brighton game, a Football League record. Palace were awarded four of the penalties, ...
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What is the most penalty kicks missed by a football team in one game?

I'm not sure if it's the team record, but Martin Palermo (in)famously missed three penalties for Argentina in a Copa America game against Colombia in 1999. Here is the YouTube video of the incident. ...
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Why do referees suddenly care so much whether or not the goalkeeper has a foot on the goal line during a penalty kick?

One simple answer: VAR. As it is still a new technology, referees are unsure of the extent they should review decisions. In the past, when VAR was not used, referees were free of blame (to some ...
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The goalkeeper finds the ball first with his hands, is it a penalty?

Most likely, this is not a foul by either player. Neither player appears to act in a way to meet any of the requirements for a direct free kick that would be relevant, as Law 12, section 1 Direct Free ...
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The goalkeeper mistakenly kicks the ball into the goal during kicks from the penalty mark

It's pretty close, but no goal is the correct decision. The referee was right when he disallowed the goal. During kicks from the penalty mark, the kick is completed when the ball is out of play ...
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Penalties scored by both feet?

Apart from players already mentioned in the question (Zamora, Martins, Brehme), I couldn't find anyone else who scored penalty-kicks with both feet in top level football (let alone in top European ...
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Penalty kick after time expires - should the referee play rebounds on for longer?

Law 7.4, from the IFAB Laws of the Game, states If a penalty kick has to be taken or retaken, the half is extended until the penalty kick is completed. Thus, the referee should blow the whistle to ...
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Do minor penalties become penalty shots when there is "insufficient playing time"?

In the NHL, certain penalties become penalty shots if there is insufficient time remaining, but the vast majority do not. The only penalties that I know of which result in this rule are Delay of Game ...
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Penalty kick after time expires - should the referee play rebounds on for longer?

Law 14 - The Penalty Kick, Section 1 - Procedure states: The penalty kick is completed when the ball stops moving, goes out of play or the referee stops play for any offence. Additional time is ...
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Penalty shootout with unequal number of players?

The team with more players nominates someone not to take a kick, thus ensuring an even number of players taking kicks. See slide 28 on this PDF from fifa.com
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Why do referees suddenly care so much whether or not the goalkeeper has a foot on the goal line during a penalty kick?

In short: The rulebook has changed since the World Cup was played. This years Women's World Cup is being played under the 2019/20 Laws of the Game which have some significant changes from the ...
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What is the complete definition of encroachment at a penalty kick

Law 14.1 only specifies the location of other players as follows. The players other than the kicker and goalkeeper must be: at least 9.15 m (10 yds) from the penalty mark behind the penalty mark ...
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Who scored the most penalties in one season in the UEFA Champions league

There are several players with four scored penalties in one season. As three players (Immobile, Werner and Messi) already have scored three penalties this season (group stage 2020) there is a good ...
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Why did penalty kick success rates suddenly drop from 2004 to 2005?

The values before and after the jump are rather constant so I expect this sudden change not to be correlated to any change in player performance. This gets even clearer if you superimpose the Premier ...
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Penalty Shot out

IFAB Laws of the Game - Law 14 – The Penalty Kick: The penalty kick is completed when the ball stops moving, goes out of play or the referee stops play for any offence. The referee erred by ...
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What is the percentage of game won in alternating penalties format for team going first?

About 60% As you mention, the starting team wins about 60% percent of the time. This paper in the American Economic Review, freely available from the London School of Economics repository here, ...
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