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Law 4 - The Players Equipment
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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 11/7/2023

Tom Pennington of Gainesville, VA US asks...

I seem to remember that the LOTG allowed for the exemption of Medical or Religious jewelry to be worn if determined not to be dangerous, but I can't seem to find that reference anymore in Law 4.

Is this something covered by IFAB/LOTG or is...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 11/4/2023

Ghetto of Johannesburg, South Africa asks...

What happens if the home team and the away have the same color of socks...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 8/5/2023

jonathan of Lorton, VA United States asks...

I have had issues with goalkeepers wearing only a penny (often pretty thin and no sleeves) (and the same shorts and socks as the rest of the team) to distinguish them from other players on both teams, and I get considerable pushback from coaches clai...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 4/10/2023

Robert Acosta of LAKE FOREST, CA United States asks...

A player was noticed without shin guards during the warm up. The referee told him to get his shin guards before the start of the game. During the game, the same player scored a goal. Right before the kick off, the AR notified the referee that the pl...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 12/20/2022

Brian Sehon of Fort Pierce, Florida United States asks...

When a player leaves to correct footwork can I allow him to reneter the game when ball is in play...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 5/29/2021

Shaun of Melbourn, Australia asks...

During a game, I had to stop it to deal with two players who had the same shirt number.
I asked one of the players to leave the field of play and he was substituted.
Does this warranted a caution, yellow cards, to the both players?

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/25/2020

Fidel Jaary of Auckland - New Zealand, Auckland New Zealand asks...

Hi There,

I had the following situation which i would like your feedback on:

The tournament rules and FIFA rules clearly stated that players should adhere to and wear shin guards, however, i found out that a player is playing wi...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/3/2020

Gary Robinson of Pleasant Grove, UT USA asks...

What is the appropriate punishment under Law 4 if a player is found on the field of play wearing illegal equipment?

During my pre-game check in, I always remind players "no necklaces, earings, wristbands, braclets, watches, fitness track...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 7/26/2020

Hussain jan Gramkani of muscat, Oman asks...

can the goalkeeper wear same color socks as teamates wearing??

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 7/7/2020

John-August of Huntsville , Alabama United States asks...

So if I’m wearing grip socks, do they have to match the color of the uniforms socks or can they be white. Most professionals use white grip socks but referees tell me they have to match the color of my uniform socks. ...

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