- The game will be started by one team taking centre. After a goal the game will be restarted directly by the keeper.
- A goal may be scored from any point outside the goal area within the field of play (including rebounds).
- After each goal, the game is restarted from the conceding goal keepers' box, not the centre of the pitch.
- There will be half time stoppage of roughly 2 minutes in every game when the half time siren sounds. If both teams are happy to continue without a stoppage this is also acceptable.
- There are no out of bounds within the cage.
- Overhead height in normal play is allowed.
- All free kicks are direct.
- Defending players must retire two yards from the free kick. Any free kick within two yards of the goal area will be moved back to three yards from the line.
- Games will start no later than 10 minutes after their scheduled game time regardless of the number of players on the pitch.
- Refusal to do so will incur a forfeit for the late team at a 10-0 score line.
- Game is played with 50 minutes remaining, no extra time is given for late start.
The D Box
- No player aside from the goalkeeper is allowed into their goalie area(D Box).
- If a defender enters the area to block a goal or shot a penalty is awarded.
- If an attacker enters the area in attempt to score it will simply be goalies ball or advantage played.
- If a goalkeeper handles outside the area a penalty will be given.
- If a penalty kick is missed or saved the ball is returned to the goalkeeper.
- A maximum of two steps may be taken by the penalty taker before kicking the ball
- Passbacks during normal game play are allowed
- Players are only allowed one pass back to keeper during one attack (moment from gaining the possession to moment of losing a ball).
- Time wasting is punished with ball awarded to opposition.
- During the game the team can roll their substitutes.
- All players that are part of the team that are not currently on the pitch must wait outside the cage.
- When a substitution occurs the player must step off the pitch before the new player steps on.
- Play does not stop for a substitution and rotations are allowed through out the match. . Exception is only in case of goalkeeper change.
- Team can change goalkeeper only after conceded goal and with notice to other team.
- Slide tickling is not allowed under any circumstances during games.
- Individual players are subject to discipline procedure that will be followed by minimum 1 match ban or league ban.
- If a team is issued a warning 3 times during one season, they will be ejected from the league for persistent foul play throughout the season.
- It is the responsibility of the players to keep the score during the match.
- Once the match has finished, Both teams have the responsibility of writing down the score in the score sheets which can be picked up from a match night representative.
- The sheets need to be signed by both team captains. Failure to do so will result in 10-0 win for opposition.
- To cancel a game if your team can't make it you need to give us a minimum of 3 days' notice before the scheduled game times.
- This is due to the World of Football procedures for booking cancellations.
- Any shorter notice than that, your team will have to repay your lost deposit and suffer a 10-0 forfeit score line.
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