Handball rule changed as football's law makers Ifab confirms new accidental ruling. 5 March 2021. From the section. Accidental handball that leads to a goal-scoring chance or a goal for a team ...
In a presentation today, the International Football Association Board (IFAB) released, among other things, the changes to the handball rule that will go into effect for the 2021/22 season.
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 the AGM, with a particular focus on Law 12 – Fouls and Misconduct.
Fulham ‘s controversial disallowed goal against Spurs would be allowed next season after a change to the handball rule was introduced on Friday. “Accidental handball that leads to a team-mate ...
IFAB makes change to handball rule Updated / Friday, 5 Mar 2021 15:19 Mario Lemina reacts after a Fulham goal against Tottenham on Thursday night was disallowed for handball
The international Football Association Board - the authority in charge of determining the laws of the game - have voted to update the handball rule. IFAB confirmed that the rule now dictates that an accidental handball that leads to a team-mate scoring a goal or having a goal-scoring opportunity will no longer be considered an offence after their annual general meeting on Friday afternoon.
Handball laws. From the 2020/21 season in the Premier League, there will be a new interpretation of the law on handball made by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) . The boundary between the shoulder and the arm is now defined by "the bottom of the armpit". To penalise a player for handball the match officials must have clear evidence that the ball has struck the player's arm below the bottom of the armpit and in the red zone indicated below.
The International Football Association Board (The IFAB) has announced key clarifications to the handball law, which will come into force from July 1.