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BAS 2010 Law 4


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BAS 2010 Law 4

  1. 1. Instructor: Rich Carman   President   OSRA Brampton Law 4 - Players Equipment
  2. 2. <ul><li>  At the end of this lesson the student will be able to both of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>list the basic and acceptable equipment that can be used by a player </li></ul><ul><li>state the penalty for infringements of Law 4 </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Players’ equipment shall not be dangerous to themselves or any other player (including any kind of jewelry.) </li></ul><ul><li>This is your opinion and is final without question. </li></ul><ul><li>Note: </li></ul><ul><li>This does not mean you have the right to set a different standard from the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturers check products with authorities before marketing them. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>  Jersey or Shirt </li></ul><ul><li>(tucked in, if undergarments are </li></ul><ul><li>worn, the colour of the sleeve </li></ul><ul><li>should be the same main colour </li></ul><ul><li>as the sleeve of the jersey or shirt ) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Shorts </li></ul><ul><li>(if undershorts are worn, </li></ul><ul><li>they must be same colour as the shorts) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Stockings </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Shinguards </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Footwear </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Shinguards must be </li></ul><ul><li>Covered entirely by the socks or stockings </li></ul><ul><li>Made of suitable material </li></ul><ul><li>(rubber, plastic, or similar substance) </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a reasonable degree of protection </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>  Each team must play in a colour that is distinctly different to their opponent </li></ul><ul><li>  Goalkeepers colours must be different to other players. </li></ul><ul><li>All players colours must be different to the referee and assistant referees. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>   Each players’ shirt must be numbered for identification purposes </li></ul><ul><li>A team is not permitted to have duplicate numbers </li></ul><ul><li>All players must be identified on the game sheet by their shirt number and their name </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>All items of Jewelry are potentially dangerous. </li></ul><ul><li>The term “dangerous” can be susceptible to interpretation. </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore in order to be uniform and consistent… </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Any kind of Jewelry has to be forbidden. </li></ul><ul><li>Players are not allowed to use tape to cover Jewelry except as noted - C.S.A. Law 4 policy. </li></ul><ul><li>Taping Jewelry is not adequate protection. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>In order to avoid “last minute” problems, teams should inform their players in advance to remove the following items... </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Rings </li></ul><ul><li>Bracelets </li></ul><ul><li>Watches </li></ul><ul><li>Hair combs </li></ul><ul><li>Hair clips </li></ul><ul><li>Wrist bands </li></ul><ul><li>Necklaces </li></ul><ul><li>Visible body/ face piercings </li></ul><ul><li>Earrings </li></ul><ul><li>Ear studs </li></ul><ul><li>Long & loose beaded hair </li></ul>
  12. 16. <ul><li>In cases of medic alert Jewelry, it is not recommended that the player remove the Jewelry. </li></ul>
  13. 17. <ul><li>In cases of medic alert... </li></ul><ul><li>Removing the Jewelry could prove fatal to the player involved, if injury occurs to that player and improper medication is diagnosed. </li></ul>
  14. 18. <ul><li>Players must adequately pad medic alert Jewelry for player safety reasons. </li></ul><ul><li>However, the taping should be such that the description of the medical problem be left clearly visible. </li></ul>
  15. 19. <ul><li>Wedding rings must be removed. </li></ul><ul><li>The only exception is a smooth wedding band which the referee is convinced cannot be removed. </li></ul><ul><li>It must be adequately padded. </li></ul>
  16. 26. <ul><li>Braces are not considered to be removable and therefore may be permitted. </li></ul><ul><li>Mouth guards are recommended but not enforced. </li></ul>
  17. 28. <ul><li>Modern protective equipment that is made of soft, lightweight, padded material is not considered dangerous and is therefore permitted. </li></ul><ul><li>This may include... </li></ul>
  18. 29. <ul><li>Head gear. </li></ul><ul><li>Sports spectacles. </li></ul><ul><li>Prescription safety glasses. </li></ul><ul><li>Face masks. </li></ul><ul><li>Knee and arm protectors. </li></ul>
  19. 31. <ul><li>Hats are not allowed on the field of play except for the goalkeepers using one as an eyeshade . </li></ul>
  20. 32. <ul><li>The visor must be soft and contain no metal or plastic parts. </li></ul>
  21. 33. <ul><li>Religious headwear should be considered an acceptable non-compulsory item, provided that the item is safe to all players. </li></ul>
  22. 35. <ul><li>Bandanas are not permitted to be used, however… </li></ul><ul><li>If for medical reasons and with medical certification or upon satisfactory inspection, the referee determines that it is needed, then it may be used. </li></ul>
  23. 39. <ul><li>New technology has made sports spectacles much safer, both for the players themselves and for other players. </li></ul><ul><li>Spectacles made with glass are not acceptable . </li></ul>
  24. 40. <ul><li>Referees are expected to show tolerance when authorizing their use and allow spectacles as long as the basic principles of law 4 have been met… </li></ul><ul><li>Particularly to younger players. </li></ul>
  25. 45. <ul><li>Rigid casts may not be worn in any game under the jurisdiction of the Ontario Soccer Association. </li></ul><ul><li>This decision must be made prior to the start of play. </li></ul>
  26. 48. Knee braces with mechanical hinges HAVE to be adequately padded to prevent injury to the player and others
  27. 49. <ul><li>For any infringement of this Law: </li></ul><ul><li>play need not be stopped </li></ul><ul><li>the player at fault is instructed by the referee to leave the field of play to correct his equipment </li></ul><ul><li>the player leaves the field of play when the ball next ceases to be in play, unless he has already corrected his equipment </li></ul><ul><li>any player required to leave the field of play to correct his equipment, does not reenter without the permission of the referee </li></ul>
  28. 50. <ul><li>For any infringement of this Law: </li></ul><ul><li>the referee checks that the player’s equipment is correct before allowing him to reenter the field of play </li></ul><ul><li>the player is only allowed to re-enter the field of play when the ball is out of play </li></ul><ul><li>A player who has been required to leave the field of play because of an infringement of this Law and who enters (or re-enters) the field of play without the permission of the referee is cautioned and shown the yellow card. </li></ul>
  29. 51. <ul><li>If play is stopped by the referee to administer a caution: </li></ul><ul><li>the match is restarted by an indirect free kick taken by a player of the opposing side, from the place where the ball was when the referee stopped the match </li></ul>
  30. 52. <ul><li>Items of a religious nature are permitted providing they are securely fastened and do not present a danger to the player or another player </li></ul>
  31. 53. <ul><li>Goalkeepers are permitted to wear a cap providing it is made of soft material and the peak must not be made of any material that would render the cap dangerous to other players </li></ul><ul><li>Headbands that are made of soft, lightweight, padded material are not considered a danger to other players and are now permitted </li></ul><ul><li>  Bandanas are not allowed </li></ul>
  32. 54. <ul><li>  Players wearing a soft cast will be allowed to play providing the cast does not present a danger to other players. All casts must be adequately padded. </li></ul><ul><li>Knee braces that have mechanical hinges or plastic or metal struts must be padded and covered so that the hard pieces are not a hazard or danger to other players. </li></ul>
  33. 55. <ul><li>Players must not reveal undershirts which contain slogans or advertising. The basic compulsory equipment must not contain any political, religious or personal statements. A player removing his jersey to reveal slogans or advertising will be sanctioned by the competition organiser. The team of a player whose basic compulsory equipment contains political, religious or personal slogans or statements will be sanctioned by the competition organiser or by FIFA. </li></ul><ul><li>Jerseys must have sleeves. </li></ul>
  34. 56. <ul><li>Headwear </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco products </li></ul><ul><li>Alcoholic beverage </li></ul><ul><li>Jewelry </li></ul><ul><li>Jersey not tucked in </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers don’t match </li></ul><ul><li>Undershorts colour </li></ul><ul><li>No shin guards </li></ul><ul><li>Socks not same colour </li></ul><ul><li>Dangerous footwear </li></ul>
  35. 57. <ul><li>What are the 5 pieces of Compulsory equipment? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shirt or jersey, tucked in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shorts, sliding shorts same color </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shinguards, 3 requirements? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Covered by stockings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Made of suitable material </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide reasonable degree of protection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stockings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shoes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What type of equipment is Never Allowed? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dangerous equipment </li></ul></ul>