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Laws of the Game

2020/21

1. Ball out of play

The ball is out of play when:

  • it has wholly passed over the goal line or touchline on the ground or in the air

  • play has been stopped by the referee

  • it touches a match official, remains on the field of play and:

    • a team starts a promising attack or

    • the ball goes directly into the goal or

    • the team in possession of the ball changes

      In all these cases, play is restarted with a dropped ball.