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.
On Apr 21, 2011, at 10:20 AM, Sandy & Ferenc Korompai <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 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