Law XIV - Penalty Kick

1. PASSERS (U8)
There shall be no penalty kick in the Passers (U8) division

 
2. POSITION
A penalty kick shall be taken from the penalty mark.

 

3. POSITION OF PLAYERS
When the penalty kick is taken all players (other than the player taking the penalty kick and the opposing goalkeeper shall be:
          A. within the field of play,
          B. outside the penalty area,
          C. outside the penalty arc, and
          D. farther from the goal line than the penalty mark.

 
4. THE GOALKEEPER
The goalkeeper (who may be changed with another player on the field for the taking of the penalty kick):
          A. must remain on the goal line, between the goal posts, and may move along the goal line prior to the kick, but shall not come
              off the goal line until the all has been kicked, and
          B. is permitted to move the body or arms - but not in an unsporting attempt to distract the kicker.

5. THE BALL
A. must be kicked forward,
B. is in play immediately after it has been kicked and moves,and
C. may not be played a second time by the kicker until touched by another player.

6. GOAL SCORED
A goal may be scored direct from a penalty kick

7. INTERFERENCE
When a penalty kick is being taken a goal shall not be nullified if, before passing between the posts and under the cross bar the ball touches either or both goal posts, or the cross bar, or the goalkeeper, or any combination of these, providing that no other infringement has occurred.


8. PUNISHMENT:

A. For any infringement of this Law by the defending team.
          1. If a goal is scored, the goal is allowed; but
          2. If a goal is not scored, the penalty kick MUST BE retaken

B. For any infringement of this Law by the attacking team.
          1. If a goal is scored, the goal is disallowed and the penalty kick MUST BE re-taken; but
          2. If a goal is not scored, play is stopped and an Indirect Free Kick at the spot of the infringement is taken by the opposing
              team.

 C. If both teams infringe, the kick is re-taken.

 D. If the kicker is guilty of playing the ball twice in succession an Indirect Free Kick is awarded to the defending team to be taken from the place where the infringement occurred, unless the offense is committed in the opponent's goal area, in which case the free kick shall be taken from a point anywhere within the goal area, and in accordance with the overriding conditions of Law XIII.

The following is a summary of the stated provisions:

RESULT OF
PENALTY KICK
NO
VIOLATION
VIOLATION ATTACKING
TEAM ONLY

VIOLATION
DEFENSE ONLY

VIOLATION
BY BOTH

Enters GoalGoalRe-KickGoalRe-Kick
Goes Directly
Out-of-Bounds
Goal Kick
Indirect Free Kick
Re-KickRe-Kick
Rebounds into Play from
Goal or from Goalkeeper
Play Continues
Indirect Free KickRe-KickRe-Kick
Saved & held by GoalkeeperPlay ContinuesIndirect Free KickRe-KickRe-Kick
Deflected Out-of-Bounds
by Goalkeeper
Corner KickIndirect Free KickRe-KickRe-Kick


         

9. EXTENDED TIME PENALTY KICKS
A. When a quarter is extended to allow a penalty kick to be taken or re-taken, the extension shall last until the moment the penalty kick has been completed, i.e., until the referee has decided whether or not a goal is scored, and the quarter shall end immediately after the referee has made his decision. After the player taking the penalty kick has put the ball into play, no player other than the defending goalkeeper may play or touch the ball before the kick is completed.

 B. On a penalty kick taken after time has expired, the kicker may not play the ball a second time.

 C. When a penalty kick is being taken in extended time:
          1. The provisions of all of the foregoing paragraphs, except NOTE 2b, shall apply in the usual way, and
          2. In the circumstances described in NOTES 2b, the game shall terminate immediately if the ball has rebounded from the
              goalkeeper, the cross bar, or the goal post.

-------------------------------- NOTES --------------------------------

1. When the referee has awarded a penalty kick, he shall not signal for it to be taken, until the players have taken up position in accordance with the law.

2. If, after the kick has been taken, the ball
           a. is stopped of course towards the goal, by an outside agent, the kick shall be re-taken.
           b. rebounds into play from the goalkeeper, the cross bar or goal post, and is then stopped in its course by and outside agent,
               the referee shall stop play and restart it with a drop ball.

3. If, after having given the signal for a penalty kick to be taken and before the ball as been kicked, any of the following situations occur, the referee shall allow the kick to proceed.
           a. The goalkeeper moves off the goal line. If a goal is scored, the penalty kick shall be retaken.
           b. A player of the defending team encroaches into the penalty area, or within ten (10) yards of the penalty mark (eight (8)
               yards or Wings (U10)), or ahead of the ball. If a goal is not scored the penalty kick shall be retaken.
           c. The player taking the kick is guilty of unsporting behavior
                     1. If a goal is scored, the penalty kick shall be re-taken
                     2. If a goal is not scored, an Indirect Free Kick shall be taken by the opposing team at the penalty mark.
           d. A teammate of the player taking the kick encroaches into the penalty area or within ten (10) yards of the penalty mark
              (eight (8) yards for Wings (U10)), or ahead of the ball.
                     1. If a goal is scored, the penalty kick shall be re-taken
                     2. If a goal is not scored, an Indirect Free Kick shall be taken by the opposing team at the spot of infraction, or in the
                         case of an infraction by the goalkeeper anywhere withing the goal area.
           e. The goalkeeper moves off the goal line, and a teammate of the kicker encroaches into the penalty area, or within ten (10)
                yards of the penalty mark (eight (8) yards for Wings (U10)), or ahead of the ball. The penalty kick shall be re-taken.
           f. A player(s) of each team encroaches into the penalty area, or within ten (10) yards of the penalty mark (eight (8) yards for
              Wings (U10), or ahead of the ball. The penalty kick shall be retaken.


  
 

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