2017 Changes to the laws of the Game (Kincardine District Minor Soccer)

Print2017 Changes to the laws of the Game

The FIFA Laws of the Game have been updated for 2017.
Click here to see the full list of changes found in the FIFA Laws of the Game 2017

very simplified version of the law changes can be seen below, to see a More Complete Summary of Changes to the Laws of the Game click here or to watch them in video click here

From ontariosoccer.net 

Law 4: The Players Equipment
• Any tape or other material on/covering socks must be same color as the sock

Law 5: The Referee
• Player injured by Red Card/Yellow Card foul can be quickly assessed/treated and stay on field

Law 8: The Start and Restart of Play
• All restarts are now included (previously only kick‐off and dropped ball were mentioned)
• Ball must clearly move to be in play for all kicked restarts

Law 11: Offside
• Offside Free kick is always taken where the offside offense occurs (even in own half)

Law 12: Fouls and Misconduct
• Attempted violent conduct is a Red Card, even if no contact
• Striking on head/face when not challenging an opponent is a Red Card unless the contact is minimal/negligible
• Denying obvious goal scoring opportunity could result in yellow or red card, dependant on where offence occurred
• Fouls that occur off the field are treated as part of normal play

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