Laws of the Game

2020/21

4. Dimensions for international matches

Length (touchline):

  • minimum 100 cm (1.09 yds)

  • maximum 110 cm (1.20 yds)

Length (goal line):

  • minimum 64 cm (0.69 yds)

  • maximum 75 cm (0.82 yds)

Competitions may determine the length of the goal line and touchline within the above dimensions.

  • Measurements are from the outside of the lines as the lines are part of the area they enclose.

  • The penalty mark is measured from the centre of the mark to the back edge of the goal line.