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The IFAB clarifies handball Law & confirms decision on concussion substitute trials!

Clarification of the handball Law and confirmation concerning the launch of concussion substitute trials were the main outcomes of the 135th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The International Football Association Board (The IFAB), which was held today by videoconference. Various changes and clarifications to the Laws of the Game were agreed at …

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FIFA to trial concussion substitutes at FIFA Club World Cup!

FIFA has today confirmed that it will trial additional permanent substitutions for cases of actual or suspected concussion at the FIFA Club World Cup, which is due to take place in Qatar from February 1-11, 2021, thus becoming the first international competition to test the procedure. Following FIFA’s input and extensive …

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Premier League clubs agree to introduce additional permanent concussion subs!

Premier League Shareholders today, December 17 met for the final time this year to discuss a number of topics. With player welfare the Premier League’s priority, clubs agreed in principle to introduce additional permanent concussion substitutions following approval of the trial by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) yesterday. The …

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IFAB approves trials with additional concussion substitutes!

Following consultation with key stakeholders and recommendations from the Concussion Expert Group (CEG) and The IFAB’s Football and Technical Advisory Panels (FAP-TAP), yesterday’s Annual Business Meeting (ABM) approved extensive trials with additional permanent substitutions for actual or suspected concussion as of January 2021. At a meeting held by videoconference and …

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Proposals for additional substitution trials in cases of suspected concussion supported by The IFAB’s advisory panels!

The IFAB’s Football and Technical Advisory Panels (FAP-TAP) have agreed that the main proposed principles of an additional permanent substitution submitted by the Concussion Expert Group be explored further and that more clarification on the handball Law be requested. Convening by videoconference chaired by IFAB Director and Football Association of Wales Chief …

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Five-substitute option extended into 2021 in response to COVID-19 pandemic!

Following the decision taken on May 8, 2020 to give competitions scheduled to be completed in 2020 the option of allowing teams to use up to five substitutes, The IFAB Board of Directors had agreed to review whether to extend this option further. On the basis of this in-depth review, …

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FIFA allows temporary five substitutes for competition organisers!

As football begins to consider resumption of competitions across the world following the COVID-19 pandemic, The International Football Association Board (The IFAB) has agreed to make a temporary amendment to the Laws of the Game based on a proposal received from FIFA seeking to protect player welfare. For competitions which …

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The IFAB agrees to implement substitution trials to address concussion incidents!

The International Football Association Board (The IFAB) at its 134th Annual General Meeting (AGM), held in Belfast, Northern Ireland agreed to draw up protocols to be used in trials for substitutions in cases of concussion. Following feedback from the recent meeting of the Concussion Expert Group (CEG), The IFAB also …

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Player stats tablets to be used at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia!

Following approval by the IFAB for the use of small handheld technologies on the bench, FIFA is set to offer all the teams at the 2018 FIFA World Cup a technical set-up for match analysts and coaching team to interact. Each team will be offered two devices: one for the …

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