The Laws

Futsal LAW XVII – THE GOAL CLEARANCE

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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

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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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Futsal LAW XV – THE PENALTY KICK

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A penalty kick is awarded against a team which commits any of the offences for which a direct free kick is awarded, inside its own penalty area and while the ball is in play. A goal may be scored directly from a penalty kick.  Additional time is allowed for a penalty ...

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Futsal LAW XIV – ACCUMULATED FOULS

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Accumulated Fouls   · are those sanctioned by a direct free kick mentioned in Law XII. The first five accumulated fouls by each team during each half are recorded in the summary of the game Position of Free Kick  For the first five accumulated fouls recorded for either team in each half:  ...

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Futsal LAW XIII – FREE KICKS

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Types of Free Kicks Free kicks are either direct or indirect. For both direct and indirect free kicks, the ball must be stationary when the kick is taken and the kicker may not touch the ball a second time until it has touched another player. The Direct Free Kick · if ...

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Futsal LAW XII – FOULS AND MISCONDUCT

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Fouls and misconduct are penalized as follows: Direct Free Kick A direct free kick is awarded to the opposing team if a player commits any of the following six offenses in a manner considered by the referee to be careless, reckless or using excessive force: · kicks or attempts to ...

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Futsal LAW XI – THE METHOD OF SCORING

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Goal Scored A goal is scored when the whole of the ball passes over the goal line, between the goalposts and under the crossbar, provided that no infringement of the Laws of the Game has been committed previously by the team scoring the goal. Winning Team The team scoring the ...

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Futsal LAW X – BALL IN AND OUT OF PLAY

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Ball Out of Play   The ball is out of play when: · it has wholly crossed the goal line or touch line, whether on the ground or in the air · play has been stopped by the referee · it hits the ceiling Ball in Play The ball is in play at ...

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Futsal LAW IX – THE START AND RESTART OF PLAY

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Preliminaries The choice of ends is decided by the toss of a coin. The team winning the toss decides which goal it wishes to attack in the first half of the game. The other team takes the kick-off to start the game. The team which wins the toss takes the kick-off to start ...

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