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Law 4 - The Players Equipment



Regulations regarding the equipment worn by players, including what they may and may not wear.

Law 4 - The Players Equipment
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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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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 3/12/2020

Rocky of Mumbai, Maharashtra India asks...

Guys, thanks for writing back and sharing your minds. The Law definitely shouldn't be and will not be altered for such a case. My only thought process for the conflict was that it was a top tier league, as compared to lower levels where even I have a...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 3/12/2020

Rocky of Mumbai, Maharashtra India asks...

Mr Joe McHugh: I never mentioned that the game should not have commenced or the Ref Mike Dean made a huge mistake. If you read my initial question, it refers to how were two teams allowed to play with similar colored shorts. Yes, games can be allowed...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 3/10/2020

Rocky of Mumbai, Maharashtra India asks...

Thanks for the clarification but none of the answers are really convincing. Firstly, they contradict the Law which clearly uses the word - 'distinguish', and I suppose it refers to being different. And how can the referee be given the authority to al...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 3/9/2020

Rocky of Mumbai, Maharashtra India asks...

In the recently played Manchester derby (on 8th March 2020), both teams were wearing the same colored shorts (ie white). How was this permitted? Per the Laws of the Game, both teams should have distinguishing colors of the playing kit....

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 1/29/2020

Renato of Mississauga , Ontario Canada asks...

In a game can both teams were the same coloured shorts and socks ...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 11/26/2019

MARK SHILLITO of EPWORTH, ENGLAND asks...

At the weekend i was watching a match where unfortunately one of the players had most of his arm missing.

He was a good player but on several occasions his sleeve of his long shirt whipped several of our players in the face not that he was d...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/29/2019

Boss of Riyadh , Riyadh province Saudi Arabia asks...

If a player's shoe comes off, Is it a foul? ...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/28/2019

Trevor A Cox of Reading, PA United States asks...

When referees are so anal about the color of tape on the players'socks, why are players like Jack Grealish of Aston Villa permitted to wear socks around their ankles? IF they are wearing shin guards they are certainly NOT on the shins. ...

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