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The IFAB permanently approves five-substitute option in top-level competitions!

At its 136th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Doha, Qatar, The IFAB ratified the changes and clarifications to the Laws of the Game 2022/23 which will come into effect on July 1, 2022. The AGM, chaired by FIFA President Gianni Infantino and attended by representatives from FIFA, The FA, …

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Recommendation on permanent five-substitute option supported at IFAB Annual Business Meeting!

A key decision in relation to players’ well-being was taken at today’s Annual Business Meeting (ABM) of The International Football Association Board (The IFAB). Namely, it was agreed that a recommendation should be presented to The IFAB’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in March 2022 with a view to permanently extending …

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IFAB advisory panels recommend making five-substitute option permanent!

Various key footballing matters and proposals for potential Law changes were the focus of discussions at today’s FIFA-chaired virtual meeting of The IFAB’s Football and Technical Advisory Panels (FAP-TAP), at which particular attention was devoted to the temporary amendment to Law 3 – The Players. In May 2021, due to the …

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FIFA denies testing of new rules & regulations!

FIFA would like to clarify the erroneous reports circulating in the media in recent days regarding FIFA’s alleged intention to trial experimental changes to the Laws of the Game at a youth tournament played in the Netherlands. FIFA can confirm that there is currently no intention to trial any of …

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Five-substitute option extended until December 2022 in response to ongoing COVID-19 impact!

During an ordinary meeting of The IFAB Board of Directors held by videoconference today, the members agreed to extend the temporary amendment to Law 3 – The Players, which affords competition organisers the option of allowing teams to use up to five substitutes per match, for all top-level competitions scheduled to be …

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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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