The IFAB modifies the rules of soccer: hands, penalties, VAR …

first_img-Yellow cards shown during the match (including overtime) will not be taken into account in the penalty shoot-out. If two yellow cards are shown to the same player, one during the match and the other during the penalty shoot-out, it will appear in the referee’s record as two warnings, but not as expulsion.-In the event that the goalkeeper and executor of a penalty kick violate the rules of the game at the same time, the shooter will be penalized.VAR Referees-A single television signal will be necessary to carry out a review based solely on the VAR.-As long as the incident to be reviewed is subject to subjective considerations, the referee should review it on the monitor at the foot of the field, that is, analyze the repetitions in the review area.The IFAB has also wanted to clarify other aspects of the regulations, such as the player who does not respect the minimum distance of four meters away when the referee signals the ball to the ground for an opponent will be punished with a yellow card. There will be no penalty if in goal kick or free kick, the goalkeeper lifts the ball to a teammate and the latter returns it to him with his head or chest for the goalkeeper to pick it up. Of course, the service must be repeated and there would be no card unless the infringement occurred repeatedly.The future of the RegulationThe International Board clarifies that for the coming season it will study the regulations for the offside to promote more offensive football. They also work to prevent concussions and foster a fair play attitude on the field of play.VarThe Internatinal Board also throws a dart at competitions that do not follow the VAR protocol and have reinterpreted it. An example of this is the Premier League, in which there is little use of the screen for subjective plays. “They admitted certain inconsistencies in the application of the VAR Protocol by the organizers of some top-level competitions. However, some of those organizers have reported that they will adhere to the Protocol for its uniform application next season,” the circular states. .On the other hand, the IFAB pointed out that access to the audo of the VAR talks cannot be facilitated (in Spain this season they have no longer been provided due to a warning that the IFAB has already made, but if other competitions such as the Libertadores make public many of these conversations). In this way, the rulers of the laws of the game urge the Federations to improve the existing communication methods in order to better understand the procedure of this tool. The International Board, body that establishes which are the rules of soccer and from which all the competitions of the world are governed, has published the changes in the regulations for the 2020-2021 season. Above all, these are clarifications to the regulations already in force and which were expanded for this season. New football laws usually go into effect June 1, but Due to the coronavirus pandemic and that soccer is stopped, all leagues and tournaments will be able to apply them from that date, even if the campaign belongs to the 2019-20 season or for the following season. One of the concepts on which the most emphasis has worked for the new regulation has been the clarification of the concept of the hands.Clarification of hand concept-In the event that the attacker touches the ball by hand in a fortuitous manner, it will only carry a sanction if the play ends immediately in a goal or on a manifest occasion of a goal in favor of the attacker or his team. For example: If after touching the ball with your hand, the ball travels a very short distance or there are very few passes.-In order to clearly determine the infringement by hand, The limit of the arm is established at the lower point of the armpit.-The infringement by voluntary hand by a defense will be considered as such when determining an offside.Velasco Carballo, Clos Gómez and Undiano Mallenco, a couple of months ago made an arbitration talk for the whole world of soccer in which they explained the situations in which they had to whistle their hands (volunteers, unnatural position or occupying a space, arm / hand at shoulder height or above and attacking hands that generate a goal or a clear opportunity to score) and in which they do not. In some of them, they admitted that the regulation was not clear.Shooting and penalty shootouts-If the goalkeeper infringes the rules of the game, but the ball does not enter the goal or bounce off the posts or the crossbar, the shot will not be repeated unless the infringement by the goalkeeper clearly influenced the executor.-If the goalkeeper is sanctioned and the shot is repeated, the goalkeeper will be warned for a first offense (during the match or on penalties) and will be warned with a yellow card in case of more offenses.last_img