Author Archive for U.S. Futsal

Futsal Referee position – GOAL CLEARANCE

The Laws

GOAL CLEARANCE In all cases, the Lead Referee (the referee closest to the goal line when the ball left the pitch) shall be responsible for monitoring the goal clearance.  Once the goalkeeper has put the ball into play, this referee becomes the Trail Referee.  See Diagram 8.      

Futsal Referee position – CORNER KICKS

The Laws

CORNER KICKS   In all situations, the referee on whose side the corner kick is to be taken, shall move to the point of intersection of the goal line and the touch line thereby becoming the Lead Referee.  From this position, the Lead Referee shall ensure the corner kick is taken ...

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Futsal Referee position – KICK-INS

The Laws

When the ball crosses of the touch line for a kick-in, regardless of where the ball crossed the touch line, the referee whose touch line the ball crossed must move to the position of the kick-in to monitor the placement of the ball and encroachment.  See Diagrams 3, 4, and 5.  The ...

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Futsal Referee position – KICK OFF/PLACE KICK

The Laws

The Referee shall take the position as the Lead Referee (LR) for the kick off, to start the game, at half time, and after a goal, while the Assistant Referee shall be positioned as the Trail Referee (TR).  The Referee (Lead Referee) shall signal the kick off.  See Diagram 2.

Futsal Referee position – FUTSAL REFEREE MECHANICS

The Laws

FUTSAL REFEREE MECHANICS CO- OPERATION AND POSITIONING BETWEEN THE REFEREES    Given the fact that FUTSAL has two (2) referees empowered to enforce the Laws of the Game, it is imperative that the referees establish a system of control to enforce the Laws of the Game.  The system of control must ...

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Futsal Law – KICKS FROM THE PENALTY SPOT

The Laws

Taking kicks from the penalty mark is a method of determining the winning team where competition rules require there to be a winning team after a game has been drawn  Procedure   · The referee chooses the goal at which the kicks will be taken  · The referee tosses a coin and the team whose captain ...

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Futsal LAW XVIII – THE CORNER KICK

The Laws

A corner kick is a method of restarting play. A goal may be scored directly from a corner kick, but only against the opposing team.  A corner kick is awarded when:   the whole of the ball, having last touched  a player of the defending team, passes over the goal line, ...

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Futsal LAW XVII – THE GOAL CLEARANCE

The Laws

A goal clearance is a method of restarting play. A goal may not be scored directly from a goal clearance.  The goal clearance is awarded when: · the whole of the ball, having last touched a player of the attacking eam, passes over the goal line, either on the ground or ...

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Futsal LAW XVI – THE KICK-IN

The Laws

A kick-in is a method of restarting play. A goal cannot be scored directly from a kick-in. A kick-in is awarded: · when the whole of the ball passes over a touch line, either on the ground or in the air, or hits the ceiling · from the place where it crossed ...

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