Laws of the Game

2020/21

6. Players and substitutes sent off

A player who is sent off:

  • before submission of the team list cannot be named on the team list in any capacity

  • after being named on the team list and before kick-off may be replaced by a named substitute, who cannot be replaced; the number of substitutions the team can make is not reduced

  • after the kick-off cannot be replaced

A named substitute who is sent off before or after the kick-off may not be replaced