Laws of the Game

Laws of the Game
for Officials, Referees, Players, and Fans

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The Field of Play

The Ball

The Number
of Players
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The Players' Equipment

The Referee

The Assistant Referees

The Duration
of the Match

The Start and
Restart of Play

The Ball In and
Out of Play

The Method of Scoring


Fouls and Misconduct

Free Kicks

The Penalty Kick

The Throw-In

The Goal Kick

The Corner Kick
Procedures to Determine
the Winner of a Match
The Technical Area
The Fourth Official
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