Tag: Substitute

Five Minute Law Quiz – Feb 2015

Two players following the ball, go off the field of play, where the defender strikes the attacker. The ball is still in play when you blow the whistle for the offence. How would you restart play? Law 12 cites that

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Extra Substitution Proposed – But Don’t Make Them Too Slowly

Minor amendments to the substitution law are about the only Law changes we are likely to see next season, according to the agenda of the International Football Association Board’s Annual General Meeting, which takes place in Belfast at the end

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Can a Referee Delay Substitutions Being Made?

Since Reading’s game against Norwich City, several fans have asked me if the referee made a mistake in allowing the Norwich goal to stand. It certainly upset the Reading players. It wasn’t the goal itself, but the circumstances leading up

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