Laws of the Game & Resources

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Laws of the Game

Laws of the Game 2018-2019    Reglas del Juego 2018-2019

Laws of the Game 2017-2018    Reglas del Juego 2017-2018

Modifications to the LOTG | Small-Sided Games 7v7       

Modifications to the LOTG | Small-Sided Games 9v9 

Referee Pocket Guide

Cal South Supplemental Referee Report

Cautionable & Sending-off Offenses Codes

FIFA Updated Considerations

Sanctioned Tournaments use of International Referees


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Futsal Laws of the Game
Amendments to the Futsal Laws of the Game .

Beach Soccer

Beach Soccer Laws of the Game
Amendments to the Beach Soccer Laws of the Game


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
• size, weight and material of the ball
• width between the goalposts and height of the crossbar from the ground
• duration of the periods of play
• substitutions

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.