2When can fouls occur? A foul may only occur when: The action occurs on the field of playWhile the ball is in playThe action is committed by a player…against an opposing player (or team)
3Direct Free Kick FoulsA direct free kick is awarded to the opposing team if a player commits any of the following seven offenses in a manner considered by the referee to be careless, reckless or using excessive force:
4DFK Fouls Kicks or attempts to kick an opponent Trips or attempts to trip an opponentJumps at an opponentStrikes or attempts to strike an opponentCharges an opponentPushes an opponentTackles an opponent
5DFK FoulsA direct free kick is awarded to the opposing team if a player commits any of the following three offenses:Holds an opponentSpits at an opponentHandles the ball deliberately (except for the goalkeeper within his/her own penalty area)
6DFK Fouls Restart with a Direct Free Kick at point of infraction Except when foul occurs by defender within the defender’s penalty areain which case a Penalty Kick is awarded.
7Indirect Free Kick Fouls Goalkeeper inside own penalty area:Takes more than 6 seconds while controlling the ball with his/her hands before releasing it from his/her possession – allow more time for younger playersRegains hand control prior to touch by anotherTouches ball with hands after deliberately kicked by team-mateTouches ball with hands after throw-in by team-mate
8IFK Fouls 5. Plays in a dangerous manner 6. Impedes the progress of an opponent7. Prevents goalkeeper from releasing ball from his/her handsCommits any offense, not previously mentioned in Law 12, for which play is stopped to caution or dismiss a playerKMSL Modification – Any slide tackling U-7 through U-10
9Restart with a Indirect Free Kick at point of infraction IFK FoulsRestart with a Indirect Free Kick at point of infractionEXCEPT…- by defenders within their own goal area …kick taken from anywhere within goal area.- by attackers in opponent’s goal area …move ball to out to closest point on 6 yard line.
10Fouls Review Fouls can only occur… on the field of play, while the ball is in play,by a playeragainst an opposing player.Which 7 DFK fouls must be careless, reckless or involve excessive force?Kick, trip, jump, strike, charge, push, tackleWhat are the 3 other DFK fouls?Hold, spit, handling
11Fouls ReviewWhat is the restart for committing a DFK foul outside the penalty area?What if the DFK foul occurs in a team’s own penalty area?What are the IFK infractions the goalkeeper can commit within his/her own penalty area?Delay, double touch, touch from kick or throw-in by team-mateWhat are the other IFK infractions?Dangerous play, impeding, prevents goalkeeper from releasing ball, anything not mentioned in Law 12, slide tackling UWhat is the restart for IFK infractions?
12Fouls ReviewIs it a FOUL if a player punches a team-mate on the field while the ball is in play?NoShouldn’t that be punished in some way?Yes, with an Indirect Free Kick and…
14Cautionable Offenses P persistent infringement U unsporting behavior D distanceD delay restartL leave without permissionE enter without permissionS show dissent by word or action
15Send-off Offenses Serious foul play Violent conduct Spitting Abusive, insulting or offensive language2nd cautionDenies goal scoring by handlingDenies goal scoring by foul
16Misconduct Review When can misconduct occur? Unlike fouls, misconduct can be against anyone, at anytime, anywhere including team areas, stands or parking lotCan you name the seven cautionable offences?P U D D L E SCan a foul also be misconduct?Yes, a foul may also be misconductDoes misconduct require a foul to have been committed?No. Can you give an example?
17What is the restart if you stop play for misconduct, but no foul has been committed? Misconduct causing a stoppage of play without a DFK foul will warrant restarting with a IFKIf you don’t stop play for misconduct, when does it have to be dealt with?It must be dealt with at the next stoppage or not at allWhat about physical contact that looks the same as a DFK foul against anyone including teammates, spectators or officials at any time (or opponents, if the ball is out of play)?Deal with it as Unsporting Behavior or Violent Conduct depending on the severity of the action