Law XVII - Corner Kick

         

1. PROCEDURE
When the ball passes completely over the defending team's goal line, and was last touched by an defending player, and a goal was not scored, it shall be put back into play by a kick taken:
          ·by a player of the attacking team,
          ·from the corner of the field nearest to where the ball crossed the goal line.

2. PLACEMENT
The ball must be placed on or within the Corner Arc.

3. CORNER FLAG
The corner flag may not be moved by a player for taking of the corner kick

4. GOAL SCORED
A goal may be scored directly from a goal kick

5. REQUIRED DISTANCE
Defending players must remain the distance noted below from the Corner Arc until the ball has been kicked and moves.
          ·Passers (U8) - six (6) yards
          ·Wings (U10) - eight (8) yards
          ·Strikers (U12) thru Seniors (U19) - then (10) yards

         

6. SECOND TOUCH
If the player taking the corner kick touches the ball a second time before it has been touched by another player, an indirect free kick shall be awarded to the opposing team at the point of the offense. The kick will be taken from the place where the second touch occurred.

7. OFFSIDE
The Offside Law does not apply at the taking of a corner kick

 

 
  
  

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