GENERAL RULES: KICK-INS / KICK-OFFS
FOULS & MISCONDUCT
* All fouls are indirect, until you have exceeded the 5 fouls allowed.
Each half there are only 5 fouls allowed.
6th ACCUMULATED FOUL
INDIRECT FREE KICK
BLUE CARD OFFENSES
RULES OF EXPULSION (BLUE CARDS: 2-minute penalty)
RED CARD OFFENSES
(A) Serious foul play
(B) Violent conduct
(C) Foul or abusive language
(D) Second instance of cautionable offense (i.e., second blue)
(E) Intentionally impeding a clear goal opportunity (e.g. through a “professional foul”)
(F) Intentionally impeding a clear goal opportunity in the penalty area by handling the ball
Direct free kicks (or penalty kicks) accompany the expulsion for (a), (b), (e) and (f); indirect free kicks, for (c) and (d) (from the 6-meter line where the infringement takes place in the penalty area).
As a result of the law suit on Nov. 2, 2015, all organizations under U.S. soccer do not allow heading the ball for children 10 and under.
For other age groups, it is left to coach’s discretion.
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