22:23, Mon 28 Nov
The arm was extended vertically away from the body.

00:39, Tue 29 Nov
I will take your word for it as the laws of the game cover 240 pages on download
and I have looked at laws 13 and 14 and cannot find a mention of what is or is not a direct free kick.

Thats because its Law 12 that details what a direct 12(1) and indirect 12(2) free kick entails... 😉
23/01/20 Mad: I'll stop moaning now.
03:27, Tue 29 Nov
Thank you, by the the time I had scrolled down the pages I thought I am not scrolling back to the beginning.