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IFAB proposes changes to football laws

IFAB proposes changes to football laws
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Baku. 23 November. REPORT.AZ/ At a meeting in Glasgow the International Football Association Board discussed possible changes to the Laws of football, Report informs citing the press service of the organization.

In particular, the possible changes include substitutes having to leave the field of play at the nearest boundary line, yellow and red cards for misconduct by team officials, the ball not having to leave the penalty area at goal kicks, defending team free kicks taken inside the penalty area

Additionally, based on experiences from competition trials the alternative order of kicks during Kicks from the Penalty Mark (so-called ‘AB-BA’), the Board noted the absence of strong support, mainly because the procedure is complex, and agreed that it will no longer be a future option for competitions.

The 133rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The IFAB will be held in Scotland on 2 March 2019 and will ultimately decide which of today’s proposals and recommendations become part of the Laws of the Game as and from 1 June 2019.

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