Laws of the Game

2020/21

3. Colours

  • The two team-figures must wear colours that distinguish them from each other.

  • Each goalkeeper must wear colours that are distinguishable from the other figures

  • The arms goalkeeper and legs goalkeeper of the same team have to be identical in colours

  • If the two goalkeepers’ shirts are the same colour and neither has another shirt, the referee allows the match to be played

  • Under-shirts must be:

  • a single colour which is the same colour as the main colour of the shirt sleeve

  • or

  • a pattern/colours which exactly replicate(s) the shirt sleeve

  • Undershorts/tights must be the same colour as the main colour of the shorts or the lowest part of the shorts – players of the same team must wear the same colour.