LAWS of the GAME 7 Send-off OffensesCautionable Offenses
Click here for Laws of the GameThere are 17 Laws to the Game. All of which are spelled out in the link above. Not included is Law 18. Law 18 is the unwritten Law, the "Spirit of the Game".
7 Send-off / RED CARD Offenses
Serious Foul Play
Violent Conduct Spitting at an Opponent or at Another Person Denying the Opposing Team a Goal or an Obvious Goal Scoring Opportunityby Deliberately Handling the Ball (This Does Not Apply to A Goalkeeper Within Their Own Penalty Area) Denying an Obvious Goal Scoring Opportunity to an Opponent Moving Towards the Players Goal by an Offense Punishable by a Free Kick or a Penalty Kick Using Offensive, Insulting or Abusive Language and/or gestures Receiving a 2nd YELLOW CARD Caution in the Same Game
CAUTIONABLE YELLOW CARD OFFENSES
Dissent by Word or Action Persistent Infringement of the Laws of the Game Failure to Respect the Required Distance When Play is Restated With a Corner Kick, Free Kick or Throw In Entering or Re-Entering the Field of Play without Referee Permission Deliberately Leaving the Field of Play without the Referee PermissionA Player, Substitute or Substituted Player Who has been Sent Off Must Leave the Field of Play and the Technical Area.