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|Grade 8 Course Books|
|Grade 9 Recreational Course|
|Libros en Español|
|Laws of the Game - FIFA|
Subject to the agreement of the member association concerned and provided the principles of these Laws are maintained, the Laws may be modified in their application for matches for players of under 16 years of age, for women footballers, for veteran footballers (over 35 years of age) and for players with disabilities.
Any or all of the following modifications are permissible:
• size of the field of play
Further modifications are only allowed with the consent of the International Football Association Board (IFAB)..
|Male and Female|
|References to the male gender in the Laws of the Game in respect of referees, assistant referees, players and officials are for simplification and apply to both men and women. .|