Category: Football Rules

Get to know about the different football rules and regulations. Read these articles that explain all the football laws thoroughly.

Role of a goalkeeper

The goalkeeper sometimes called the keeper or goalie is the team’s last line of defense. His job is to protect the goal and make sure...

Football Defenders

The job of a football defender is to play in front of the goalkeeper and put a stop to attacks from the other team. If...

Football Midfielders

Midfield is the most important area on the football (soccer) field, where games are effectively won and of course lost. Losing control of the midfield...

Football strikers

The job of a striker or a forward is to either score goals or help their team mates score a goal. Modern football teams usually...

Back-pass rule

The back-pass rule forbids the goalkeeper from catching the ball when it is passed to them by a teammate. Before this rule was created defenders...

What is a penalty shootout?

A penalty shootout or kicks from the penalty mark as it is officially called can settle games requiring a winner that ends in a draw...

Main football rules

The International Football Association Board administers the 17 Laws of the Game. These main football rules and regulations are carried out to make the sport...

Role of the captain in soccer

All teams must name one player as captain. The role of the team captain carries official responsibilities. The captain must and all the time will...