Laws of the Game

Updated Sunday February 15, 2015 by Fabio Recine.

The Laws of the Game are organized as follows:

  • Law 1 – The Field of Play
  • Law 2 – The Ball
  • Law 3 – The Number of Players
  • Law 4 – The Players' Equipment
  • Law 5 – The Referee
  • Law 6 – The Assistant Referees
  • Law 7 – The Duration of the Match
  • Law 8 – The Start and Restart of Play
  • Law 9 – The Ball In and Out of Play
  • Law 10 – The Method of Scoring
  • Law 11 – Offside
  • Law 12 – Fouls and Misconduct
  • Law 13 – Free Kicks
  • Law 14 – The Penalty Kick
  • Law 15 – The Throw-in
  • Law 16 – The Goal Kick
  • Law 17 – The Corner Kick