Law 9 (2012) - Central Maryland Soccer Referees

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Law 9
Ball In and Out of Play
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Objectives
At the end of this lesson the student
will:
• state the times when the ball is out of play
• state two items from which the ball may
rebound and remain in play
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BALL OUT OF PLAY
Only two methods of stopping play:
• Whole ball crosses a boundary line
• The referee stops play
The ball is in play at all other times!
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BALL IN AND OUT OF PLAY
Ball out of play: 1. Whole ball across boundary line
2. Referee stops play
C
D
E
B
A
Which balls are in play and which are out of play?
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BALL STILL IN PLAY
Out
of
Play
Field
of
Play
Ball above the line is still
“touching” outside plane of line
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CURVING BALL BLOWN BACK
Field of Play
Out of Play
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PERSPECTIVE
Assistant Referee’s view
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BALL IS IN PLAY
• If ball rebounds from
– Goalpost, or
– Crossbar, or
– Corner flagpost and remains in the field of
play
– Referee or Assistant Referee, if they are on
the field of play
• Until the referee stops play for any
reason
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BALL IN AND OUT OF PLAY
In play if the ball rebounds from goal post,
crossbar, corner flag, or…
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BOUNDARY LINES
Lines belong to the areas of which they
are boundaries
This includes:
• Touch lines
• Goal lines
• Goal areas
• Penalty areas
• Corner areas
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REVIEW
• If the ball is on the penalty area line, is it in
the penalty area?
– Yes
• When is the ball out of play?
– When the whole ball has crossed a boundary
line, or
– Play has been stopped by the referee
• What if the ball hits the referee?
– Play continues
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REVIEW (cont’)
• What other times is the ball still in play?
– When it rebounds from either Assistant
Referee, if they are on the field of play
– When it rebounds from a goalpost
– When it rebounds from a crossbar
– When it rebounds from a corner flagpost
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