Foul Language would be misconduct, for which the player could be sent off,
but it is not one of the 10 penal fouls. I think Jim L is correct,
spitting is the only penal foul that cannot be considered SFP, even though
it is also listed as a send-off offense.
don friedel jr.
USSF 07/NF/USSF 'E'
Round Rock, TX
On Mon, 26 Mar 2001 11:18:57 -0800, JOHN BARRY <[log in to unmask]>
>Whaddabout "Foul Language"?
>From: Discussion of Topics for Soccer Referees
>[mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Jim Livingston
>Sent: Monday, March 26, 2001 7:33 AM
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>Albert Jones asked:
>> A question: which penal fouls (DFK or PK awarded) can
>> never be serious foul play? Even if the act results in
>> a sending off.