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Football's five-substitutes option set to be made permanent
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Football's five-substitutes option set to be made permanent

The decision to permanently amend football's laws came at a virtual FIFA-chaired IFAB meeting following requests from different confederations, associations and leagues.

Teams to be allowed five substitutes at FIFA World Cup 2022, says OFAB
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Teams to be allowed five substitutes at FIFA World Cup 2022, says OFAB

IFAB said the rule, first introduced last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, will remain in place until 31 December, 2022, "for all top-level competitions".

Trials of permanent concussion substitutes in English football 'fall short' of objective, say FIFPRO, PFA
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Trials of permanent concussion substitutes in English football 'fall short' of objective, say FIFPRO, PFA

In a joint letter sent to the International Football Association Board (IFAB), which determines the laws of the game, FIFPRO and the PFA said existing trials using permanent concussion substitutes should be extended to test parallel temporary concussion replacements "as soon as possible".

Clarence Seedorf urges yellow cards for players covering mouths to talk to rivals as way to curb racial abuse
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Clarence Seedorf urges yellow cards for players covering mouths to talk to rivals as way to curb racial abuse

Football bodies UEFA and FIFA have closed previous disciplinary cases when players say they have been racially abuse by an opponent by citing lack of evidence to support their claims.

Premier League to trial concussion substitutes from February as concerns rise over head injuries in football
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Premier League to trial concussion substitutes from February as concerns rise over head injuries in football

Premier League and FA chiefs have agreed that teams will be able to make two permanent concussion substitutes even if they have made all their permitted changes.

England manager Gareth Southgate to take part in football dementia study
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England manager Gareth Southgate to take part in football dementia study

Southgate, who had a long playing career, has volunteered to be part of the HEADING study at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, which is backed by the Football Association.

Premier League, IFAB agree on introducing trial for concussion substitutes
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Premier League, IFAB agree on introducing trial for concussion substitutes

The International Football Association Board (IFAB), the guardian of the laws of the game, approved such experiments in December.

FIFA to trial concussion substitutes at Club World Cup in February
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FIFA to trial concussion substitutes at Club World Cup in February

FIFA said in a statement that it will "trial additional permanent substitutions for cases of actual or suspected concussion" at the competition in Qatar on 1-11 February.

Extra concussion substitutes to be trialed in world football starting next month
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Extra concussion substitutes to be trialed in world football starting next month

Teams will be allowed a permanent substitution in concussion cases, with the player involved not allowed to return later in the game.

Former Tottenham Hotspur Jan Vertonghen says he suffered concussion after-effects for nine months
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Former Tottenham Hotspur Jan Vertonghen says he suffered concussion after-effects for nine months

Vertonghen briefly tried to play on after an aerial collision involving teammate Toby Alderweireld and Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana, but he soon had to be helped from the field and was seen vomiting on the pitch.

Premier League: Wolves' Raul Jimenez 'conscious, responding to treatment' after clash of heads with David Luiz
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Premier League: Wolves' Raul Jimenez 'conscious, responding to treatment' after clash of heads with David Luiz

Jimenez received treatment from medics for 10 minutes on the pitch after colliding with David Luiz before being stretchered from the field early on in the game.

FIFA reviewing potential of more affordable Video Referee Assistance system for 'all levels of football'
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FIFA reviewing potential of more affordable Video Referee Assistance system for 'all levels of football'

The "Innovation and Excellence" working group of the world football body will present a "recommendation" for the implementation of this reform -- dubbed the "VAR 'light' concept" — to FIFA and IFAB, the International Football Association Board which is the guarantor of the laws of the game.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says UEFA's proposed handball changes to be assessed
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino says UEFA's proposed handball changes to be assessed

IFAB's technical and football advisory panels meet this month ahead of the 134th IFAB annual general meeting early next year

UEFA asks FIFA President Gianni Infantino for handball law change to stop harsh calls
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UEFA asks FIFA President Gianni Infantino for handball law change to stop harsh calls

UEFA chief Ceferin's intervention came after a spate of penalties being awarded because balls have — even unwittingly — hit outstretched or raised arms.

Five-substitute rule to be in place in next season as well, say football lawmakers citing ‘impact on player welfare’
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Five-substitute rule to be in place in next season as well, say football lawmakers citing ‘impact on player welfare’

The five-substitute rule was introduced during the post-lockdown restart of football leagues in order to prevent player injury due to a condensed calendar.

FIFA take on direct responsibility of VAR regulation, hoping to implement it uniformly across all competitions
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FIFA take on direct responsibility of VAR regulation, hoping to implement it uniformly across all competitions

There have been some variations in the use of VAR in different competitions and national leagues, but Collina said there should be a uniform approach.

Italian Football Federation approves five substitutions rule for Serie A when league resumes on 20 June
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Italian Football Federation approves five substitutions rule for Serie A when league resumes on 20 June

The FIGC said in a statement that its decision-making council had agreed “to allow a maximum number of five substitutions to be made for each team in the scheduled competitions up to the end of the 2019/2020 season.”

Bundesliga: Teams allowed up to five substitutions per match, relegation and promotion to proceed as usual, says DFL
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Bundesliga: Teams allowed up to five substitutions per match, relegation and promotion to proceed as usual, says DFL

The Bundesliga will be the first major European league to resume when it gets going following a two-month break due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Football’s law-making body IFAB to conduct year-long review of offside law after controversial VAR calls
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Football’s law-making body IFAB to conduct year-long review of offside law after controversial VAR calls

When football’s law-making body IFAB met last week, a decision that could massively impact the game at all levels passed barely noticed as the debate over VAR technology hogged the limelight.

Premier League expected to use pitchside monitors next season for VAR decisions, says IFAB technical director David Elleray
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Premier League expected to use pitchside monitors next season for VAR decisions, says IFAB technical director David Elleray

The Premier League is expected to switch next season to regular use of the pitchside monitor for VAR decisions, world football’s referee supremo David Elleray said