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As you say “a tournament”, be aware that different competitions use different rules for tie breaking. When you mention FIFA, the tournaments organized directly by FIFA use the rules described by Dor Cohen; e. g
This might not be possible to determine definitively. Often, the deals that FIFA negotiates for media rights cover multiple events and multiple years. For example, in 2005, ABC/ESPN and Univision purchased the USA rights to all FIFA events from 2007-
Usually, no. A player only commits a handling offence if they deliberately handle the ball (this excludes the goalkeeper handling the ball within their own penalty area). This includes any part of their arm as well, and not just their hand
What guidelines would a World Cup official follow when deciding whether to book a player for hitting another when contesting a ball in the air?
When deciding on what action to take when a player kicks, trips, pushes, strikes, charges, jumps at, or generally just tackles an opponent, the referee must consider whether it is careless, reckless, committed using excessive force, or alternatively,
The FIFA Equipment Regulations state (Article 65): In the event that, in the opinion of the referee or Match Commissioner, the Playing Equipment of the two opposing teams is not clearly distinguishable for all Players, the Match Officials, spectators
The FIFA World Cup was first held in 1930, when FIFA president Jules Rimet decided to stage an international Football tournament. The inaugural edition, held in 1930, was contested as a final tournament of only thirteen teams invited by the organizat
How is 'distance covered' tracked in football (soccer) at the World Cup and during other official competitions?
Several types of tracking technology exist, and the type used depends upon the the circumstances of the competition. In training, some teams are now tracking with systems like RedFIR, a German technology comprised of tiny (15 gram) radio transmitters
SahuKahn has correctly pointed out that additional time is added on for substitutions, assessment of injury to players, removal of injured players from the field of play for treatment, wasting time and any other cause (which seems like an overly libe
Video games are a part of today’s modern world. If you look around you, everyone is playing a video game. The father and son having a coffee and a milkshake are too busy playing video games to communicate