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Laws Of The Game

Here you will find useful documents that highlight the Laws of the Game Changes for 2022/23.

Some important changes for the 2022/23 season to be aware of.

Below you will find several documents which go through the changes for the upcoming season.

A digital copy of the 2021/22 Laws of the Game. CLICK HERE

A summary document of the Law changes for season 2021/22. CLICK HERE

NEW! The newly updated Walking Football Laws of the Game CLICK HERE

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Match Day Guidance

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Development & Courses

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Whatever your involvement in football, you have a responsibility to make our game as safe and enjoyable as possible for everyone.

This is particularly true if your role as a referee involves officiating matches where children and young people under the age of 18 are playing. It also applies if as you are officiating alongside under-18 referees and assistant referees.

Find out how The FA and CFAs manages safeguarding nationally and locally. You’ll also find detailed information on the game’s safeguarding strategy, and how it applies to you.

Click here