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Question Number: 3279

RE: pro Adult

Gene Nagy of Nakusp, BC, Canada asks...

Where can I find the 2002 changes to the Laws of the Game? IFAB met last month but I can't see reference to it on the FIFA website. Do you have a better website whcre upcoming changes are discussed? I understand that the current laws apply till July 1st and if the league starts before that date the current laws will still apply. .Also, on FIFA's questions and answers about the laws (2000), on page 35, they refer to a diagram on placement of the ball for corner kicks but the diagram does not show up in Acrobat Reader. What I think it probably shows is that the ball now may straddle the arc but all of the ball must still be on the field of play. Is this correct?

Answer provided by Referee Stacy Kalstrom

You will hear about the changes from your SRA or your DDI sometime in June. If there are any changes they will become effective after July 1...With regard to your question about ball placement on the corner kick, you are correct...Thanks for visiting our site.

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