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GOAL KICK LAW CHANGED

GOAL KICK LAW CHANGED

once its kicked the ball is ‘in play’

 GOAL KICK LAW CHANGED

Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan takes a goal kick (15118521945) jpg - Wikimedia Commons.png

From the start of next season at goal kicks the ball is now in play when it is KICKED AND CLEARLY MOVES

Attacking players in the usual manner MUST be outside the penalty area until the ball is played.

The ball no longer has to leave the penalty area to be in play.

Link to the full IFAB Document

Link to the summary presentation

Link covering substitutes leaving the pitch

Link covering restarting with a drop ball

Link covering the rule about changed possession if the ball hits the ref

Link covering the rules around attackers and mixing with a defensive wall

Link covering the sin-bin arrangements


See A Summary of the full rules here