Laws of the Game



The Laws of the Game for 11v11 are set by the international Football Associations Board, which features representatives from The Football Associations of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and FIFA.

These Laws are followed in every country of the world that is affiliated to FIFA. Amendments are made to the Laws for each season.  Every referee must apply the Laws of the Game in every game of 11v11 football that is played.

At the bottom of this page in the documents section you can find the current  FIFA Laws of the Game for the 2014-15 season and also for Futsal, Small Sided Games and Mini-Soccer for three different ages groups.

 Amendments For The 2014-15 Season

Amendments to the Laws of the Game for the 2014-15 season have now been published.   

Referees are advised to look over the new amendments and keep a copy for reference purposes throughout the season.

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