Laws of the Game Change Summary - 2020

On July 1, 2019 amendments to the Laws of the Game (LOTG) were introduced by IFAB and adopted by FIFA. 

Beginning with the Spring 2020 season, BAYS is adopting the LOTG amendments, with some BAYS modifications as noted. Referees will be expected to understand the current LOTG and to apply them in the matches they officiate. Coaches should also familiarize themselves with these new laws.

Click below for a brief synopsis of the LOTG changes that may be most likely to come into play in BAYS matches. This is not intended to be a complete listing and description of the LOTG. Please refer to the IFAB 2019/2020 LOTG as adopted by FIFA for the full list of amendments.