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Law 10

Law 10 - Determining the Outcome of a Match

Laws in Motion

1. Goal scored

A goal is scored when the whole of the ball passes over the goal line, between the goalposts and under the crossbar, provided that no offence or infringement of the Laws of the Game has been committed by the team scoring the goal.
If a referee signals a goal before the ball has passed wholly over the goal line, play is restarted with a dropped ball.


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