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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 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
Shinguards came about because soccer used to be played literally with boots, big huge things, and the preferred method of kicking the ball was with the toe. If you missed, you kicked the shins. That changed in about 1950 with the introduction of mode
The children are mascots. Each club may employ a different policy about how to become a mascot, but generally includes some of the following criteria; Whether you are a season ticket holder/ member Between a certain age Whether it's your birthday, et
The timeline shows the major events in the match. I will try to explain by using few events as shown in your example timeline. The number in bracket always indicates the respective player’s jersey number
Soccer in the United States is governed by the United States Soccer Federation, commonly known as U. S. Soccer
Looking for a World Cup favorite? All you really need to know is this: The World Cup gets underway Thursday in Sao Paulo, and it’s really hard to beat Brazil in Brazil. Today we’re launching an interactive that calculates every team’s chances of adva
Colombia and Ivory Coast both won their opening matches Winners are likely to finish top of Group C Greece face Japan in Group C's late kick-off Published: 03:25 GMT, 19 June 2014 | Updated: 16:39 GMT, 19 June 2014 As the 2014 World Cup continues, Sp