If they moved to impede the keeper then there would be an infringement. Otherwise, moving is not an infringement and should nor be called.
If a player impedes or holds a goal keeper during a corner or any free kick there is an infringement. Careful observation should be made without guessing or placing yourself into the mind of the keeper. Watch the action.
> They moved = impeded; IFK out.
> Very soon they learn not to ruin their goalscoring (CK) chances.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Apr 21, 2011, at 8:32, Morten Mikkelsen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Looking for advice on how to handle this situation next time: Had a Spring
>> Season Men's College game last night, two well-coached and well-playing
>> teams, final score 2-2.
>> The visiting team (black shirts) set up the same way on every corner with
>> three players in a stagger formation in front of the keeper (the one closets
>> to the goal line backing up to be right in front of the keeper with the next
>> team mate a little in front of him and further away from the line and the
>> next player even further forward and away from the line) and two team mates
>> side-by-side behind the keeper, about a quarter of the way in from the back
>> post a few feet off the goal line. When the ball was coming into the box,
>> the three players in front would collapse back towards the keeper and
>> effectively box the keeper in a very small space by the five team mates in
>> White, realizing what the tactic was intended to do, pushed back, trying to
>> dislodge black from their positions and this caused a lot of pushing and
>> grabbing and unfriendly gestures. I called black a couple of times for
>> blocking the keeper, but they also got several good chances when the
>> blocking was less obvious.
>> How do I balance the keeper's right to be able to go after the ball with the
>> attacker's right to occupy a space and compete for the ball?
>> Morten Mikkelsen