A striker takes advantage of a lull in play to adjust a boot that
has come loose. But as he removes it, he sees the ball suddenly break
upfield to him. He drops the boot, beats his man for pace and smacks the
ball into the net. But the defenders howl in protest, claiming the goal
should be disallowed because he wasn't wearing the correct equipment.
What is your decision?
Before kick off you are approached by a parent with a very upset 12
year old player. She has left her cleats at home so the parent asks you
if its ok if her daughter plays in her running shoes. Do you allow her
At a stoppage in play a player asks you if he can leave the field to
change into another pair of cleats. You allow him to do so and then
restart play. About 1 minute later he has changed his cleats and is
ready to come back on. Can you wave him on during play or must you wait
for a stoppage in play to allow him back on?