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Soccer Rules - Infringements/Sanctions

If a substitute enters the field of play without the referee’s permission

Play is stopped

The substitute is cautioned, shown the yellow

Card and required to leave the field of play

Play is restarted with a dropped ball at the

Place it was located when play was stopped

If a player changes places with the goal-keeper without the referee’s permission before the change is made

Play continues

The players concerned are cautioned and shown the yellow card when the ball is next out of play

For any other infringements of this Law:

The players concerned are cautioned and shown the yellow card.

Restart of Play
If play is stopped by the referee to administer a caution:

The match is restarted by an indirect free

Kick, to be taken by a player of the opposing

Team from the place where the ball was located

When play was stopped

Players and Substitutes Sent Off

A player who has been sent off before the kick-off may be replaced only by one of thenamed substitutes. A named substitute who has been sent off, either before the kick-off or after play has started, may not be replaced.

Decisions of the International F.A. Board

Decision 1

Subject to the overriding conditions of Law 3, the minimum number of players in a team is left to the discretion of national associations. The Board is of the opinion, however, that a match should not continue if there are fewer than seven players in either team.

Decision 2

A team official may convey tactical instructions to the players during the match and he must return to his position after giving these instructions. All officials must remain within the confines of the technical area, where such an area is provided, and they must behave in a responsible manner.

Safety

A player must not use equipment or wear anything which is dangerous to himself or another player (including any kind of jewellery).

Basic Equipment
The basic compulsory equipment of a player is:

A jersey or shirt

Shorts – if thermal undershorts are worn, they are of the same main colour as the shorts

Stockings

Shinguards

Footwear

Restart of Play
If play is stopped by the referee to administer a caution:

The match is restarted by an indirect free kick taken by a player of the opposing side, from the place where the ball was located when the referee stopped the match.

Shinguards

Are covered entirely by the stockings are made of a suitable material (rubber, plastic, or similar substances) provide a reasonable degree of protection.

Goalkeepers

Each goalkeeper wears colours which distinguish him from the other players, the referee and the assistant referees.

For any infringement of this Law:

Play need not be stopped
The player at fault is instructed by the referee to leave the field of play to correct his equip-ment.

The player leaves the field of play when the ball next ceases to be in play, unless he has already corrected his equipment.

Any player required to leave the field of play to correct his equipment does not re-enter without the referee’s permission.

The referee checks that the player’s equipment is correct before allowing him to re-enter the field of play.

The player is only allowed to re-enter the field of play when the ball is out of play.

A player who has been required to leave the field of play because of an infringement of this Law and who enters (or re-enters) the field of play without the referee’s permission is cautioned and shown the yellow card.

The Duration of the Match

Periods of Play

The match lasts two equal periods of 45 minutes, unless otherwise mutually agreed between the referee and the two participating teams. Any agreement to alter the periods of play (for example to reduce each half to 40 minutes because of insufficient light) must be made before the start of play and must comply with competition rules.

Penalty Kick

If a penalty kick has to be taken or retaken, the duration of either half is extended until the penalty kick is complete.

Extra Time

Competition rules may provide for two further equal periods to be played. The conditions of Law 8 will apply.

Half-Time Interval

Players are entitled to an interval at half-time. The half-time interval must not exceed15 minutes. Competition rules must state the duration of the half-time interval.

The duration of the half-time interval may be altered only with the consent of the referee.

Allowance for Time Lost

Substitution (s)

Assessment of injury to players

Removal of injured players from the field of play for treatment.

Wasting time.

Any other cause.

The allowance for time lost is at the discretion of the referee.

Abandoned Match

An abandoned match is replayed unless the competition rules provide otherwise.

 

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