Penistone Church Football Club
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can leave the pitch at any point

FOR SEASON 2019/20 if you are the player being substituted and you have received permission from the referee you now MUST LEAVE THE FIELD AT THE NEAREST POINT ON THE BOUNDARY LINE UNLESS DIRECTED DIFFERENTLY BY THE REFEREE.

You must then go immediately to one of the following:

  • the Technical Area, or

  • dressing room, or

  • the area where your coach is standing in grassroots football.

Link to the full IFAB Document

Link to the summary presentation

Link to goal kick law changes

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

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