LAW 13. FREE KICKS. 9 TOPICS. Definition Types of free kicks Free kick “rules” Special “requirements” in penalty area and goal area. 9 TOPICS (continued). “Quick” free kick “Ceremonial” free kick Encroachment Restart mechanics When a free kick is in play vs. when goal can be scored.
If given to a team within its own goal area
Location is anywhere in goal area
If given to attackers inside the opponents’ goal area
IFK in opponent’s goal area is moved out to
the nearest point on the goal area line
Opponents can be closer than 10 yards only if they’re between the goalposts and on the goal line.
Repeat … DO NOT
Pace off this distance!
Only if necessary – no “two-handed” signals!