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‘Good’ football rule changes

RACHELLE AGARD, rachelleagard@nationnews.com

Added 05 June 2019

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THE RULES of football have been changed from the start of this month. And two top Barbadian officials have given the modifications their support.

FIFA and the International Football Association Board (IFAB) have instituted some amendments to the laws of the game, and they came into effect June 1. 

Following the 133rd annual general meeting of the IFAB in Aberdeen, Scotland, an 11-page document was issued in March reflecting the necessary changes.

After two years of worldwide experiments, a yellow and red card for misconduct by team officials was introduced, along with rules for a player being substituted leaving the field at the nearest point on the boundary line and play being considered resumed before leaving the penalty area. (RA)

 

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