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Laws of the Game 2006

success fail Aug SEP Oct 13 2006 2007 2008 76 captures 13 Sep 2007 - 12 Dec 2018 About this capture COLLECTED BY Organization: National Library of Australia Crawls Crawls performed by Internet Archive on behalf of the National Library of Australia. This data is currently not publicly accessible. Collection: nla_2007 this data is currently not publicly accessible. TIMESTAMPS Law 3 – The Number of Players Players

  • A match is played by two teams, each consisting of not more than eleven players, one of whom is the goalkeeper. A match may not start if either team consists of fewer than seven players.

Official Competitions
  • Up to a maximum of three substitutes may be used in any match played in an official competition organised under the auspices of FIFA, the confederations or the member associations.
  • The rules of the competition must state how many substitutes may be nominated, from three up to a maximum of seven.

Other Matches
  • In national A team matches, up to a maximum of six substitutes may
    be used.
  • In all other matches, a greater number of substitutes may be used
    provided that:
         • the teams concerned reach agreement on a maximum number;
         • the referee is informed before the match.
  • If the referee is not informed, or if no agreement is reached before the
    match, no more than six substitutes are allowed.
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