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Futsal Rules

2020 Futsal Rules

Laws of the Game per FIFA fifa.com with the exception of the following:

 

 

 

2020 EDP Futsal League Rules

 

Laws of the Game per FIFA:
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EDP Futsal Modifications:

 

Law 7 The Duration of the Match

Games are 40 minutes running clock (this includes half time and time-outs).

Time outs are awarded only when team in possession has kick-in, corner kick, goal clearance or kick-off. A time out request must be requested before ball goes out-of-play.

Time outs are 30 seconds only. (running clock) No time outs permitted within the last two minutes of either half.

If a free kick (direct or indirect) must be taken or retaken, the period in question is extended until the kick has been taken.

 

Law 12 Fouls and Misconduct

U12 and younger age groups only:

• During play from within his/her own penalty area, the goalkeeper may not distribute the ball in the air past the halfway line.

• The restart for this offence will be an indirect free kick awarded to the opposing team anywhere on the halfway line.

 

Law 16 The Goal Clearance

U12 and younger age groups only:

• The goalkeeper may not distribute the ball in the air past the halfway line.

• The restart for this offence will be an indirect free kick awarded to the opposing team anywhere on the halfway line.

 

Point of Emphasis

Substitutions are on the fly and may occur at any time during the match. Players must use substitution zone to leave and enter the pitch. The player must come off pitch completely and exchange bib with the substitute before the substitute can enter the pitch and become a player.

No deliberate heading of the ball for ages U11 & younger

• Follow EDP Heading Policy for restarts