Futsal Referee position – ACCUMULATED FOULS (SIXTH FOUL)

Once a team has accumulated five fouls in a half, thereafter only direct free kicks will be awarded regardless of the infraction.  All such direct free kicks shall be taken form the spot of the foul (if it is closer than 10 m from the goal unless it is within the penalty area in which case it shall be taken from the 6 m line on the spot nearest where the infringement occurred) or from the second penalty mark at the discretion of the player taking the kick .  At the taking of such a kick, the Lead Referee shall monitor the goal line and the goalkeeper’s position while the Trail Referee shall monitor the kicker and ensure all players are behind the imaginary line parallel to the goal line.  The Lead Referee shall signal for the kick to be taken.