W12/U12 to Seniors: Changes to the playing rules for 2021

calendarMarch 2, 2021 tag pre-season, rules

Changes have been made to the Laws of the Game (LoTG) for 2021.

The changes cover:

  • Goalkeepers moving before a penalty is taken or illegally touching the ball a second time after restart
  • How “accidental” handballs are interpreted
  • Where on the arm is considered handball .. and where is not
  • How quick free kicks and playing advantage affect cautions

Click HERE to see a list of all of the changes and read a full description of each of them.

These changes and all others made over the last few years can be found on our website under “Playing Rules” HERE.