Red light for the blue card


By: Manu Tournoux

For the moment, there will be no blue card tests (temporary expulsion) among seniors. So decided the International Football Association Board (Ifab).

The idea was rather attractive. Temporarily expelling the players, for 10 minutes as is done in rugby, was ultimately not accepted by the International Football Association Board (Ifab). The structure in charge of football laws did not follow its hypothesis made last month. However, Ifab has not definitively abandoned the possibility of one day applying it in senior competitions.

Current guidelines on temporary exclusions in youth and grassroots football have been improvedindicates the press release published Saturday on the occasion of the 138e general meeting organized in Scotland. The decision to extend these changes to other competitions will only be considered after analyzing their impact.. »

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