Law 8 (2012) - Central Maryland Soccer Referees

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Law 8
The Start and Restart of Play
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Objectives
At the end of this lesson the student
will:
• demonstrate a properly dropped ball
• state the proper position of players at a
kick-off
• given examples, identify improper kick-offs
and the proper restart for each situation, if
necessary
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Prior to the Start of the Match,
The Officiating Team
Team
Introductions
Check the
Field
Check the Ball
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COIN TOSS
• Introductions
• Referee tosses coin, who calls it?
– Traditionally the visiting captain
• Winner picks end to attack
• Loser gets to kick-off
• Be friendly, cordial and brief
– Do not coach or lecture
• Start game on time
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COIN TOSS
“Now, before we start, let’s
briefly review Law 12, Fouls
and Misconduct…”
Please!
No
pre-game
threats,
lectures
or rules
clinics.
KICK-OFF MECHANICS
Prior to kick-off (3 - 5 minutes)
• Referee team enters field together
• Moves to center mark
• Referee carries match ball
• AR’s move to goal and check nets
• AR’s move to touch line
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Referee Carries Match Ball,
A/Rs Flags Furled
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KICK-OFF MECHANICS (cont.)
One minute before kick-off:
• Assistant Referees
– supervise bench area
– line up with 2nd last defender
– count players in their half
– unfurl flag to signal readiness
• Referee
– supervises clearing of the field
– visually checks with AR’s for readiness
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KICK-OFF MECHANICS (cont.)
At kick-off:
• Each team in own half of field
• Defenders at least 10 yards from ball
• Ball stationary on center mark
• Referee gives a signal for kick-off (How?)
• Ball is in play when it is kicked and moves
forward
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KICK-OFF DIRECTIONS
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KICK-OFFS
When:
• Start of game
• After each goal
– By team scored upon
• Start of second half
– After teams have switched ends
– By team that did not kick-off in first half
• Start of each overtime period
A goal may be scored directly from a kick-off
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INFRACTIONS AT KICK-OFF
• Players in wrong half of field
• Ball does not move forward
• Taken before referee’s signal
Retake the kick
• Kicker plays ball a second time “double
touch” IFK to opponent
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DROPPED BALL
A dropped ball is a way of
restarting the match after a
temporary stoppage which
becomes necessary, while
the ball is in play, for any
reason not mentioned
elsewhere in the
Laws of the Game
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DROPPED BALL PROCEDURES
• Referee drops ball (from waist high)
• Where ball was when play was
stopped (except in goal area)
• No players required
(2 players traditional)
• Re-drop if:
– touched by player
before it hits ground
– ball leaves field
before touched
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REVIEW
• Coin toss
– brief and cordial
• Who calls it?
– Traditionally the visitor calls it.
• What choice does the winner have?
– Which goal it will attack
• What will the loser get to do?
– Kick off in the first half.
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REVIEW
At the kick-off:
• Where are the players?
– Players are in their own half of field
• How far away are the defenders
– at least 10 yards from ball
• When is the ball in play?
– When it is kicked forward
• Can a goal be scored directly?
– Yes
• Must there be a signal for play to start?
– Yes
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REVIEW
• Any infractions (except 2nd touch)
Retake the kick
• 2nd touch by kicker
IFK for opponents
• Dropped ball for undefined stoppages
– Where does the dropped ball take place?
– When is the ball in play?
– What happens if a player “double touches”
the ball?
– Who can participate? How many can?
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