Laws of the Game

2020/21

2. Official

The official’s assistance also includes:

  • supervising the substitution procedure

  • checking a player’s/substitute’s equipment

  • the re-entry of a player following a signal/approval from the referee

  • supervising the replacement balls

  • indicating the minimum amount of additional time the referee intends to play at the end of each half (including extra time)

informing the referee of irresponsible behaviour by any technical area occupant