2002-2003 Major Soccer Rules Revisions
"Should the team with the injured player attended to on the field elect to
play shorthanded, the injured player may not be replaced until the next
legal substitution opportunity."
"Such a player shall leave the game and may return at the next stoppage of
play. Should the team elect to play shorthanded, the player may not be
replaced until the next legal substitution opportunity. (See page 4 for
Communicable Disease Procedures.)"
"The required player equipment includes a jersey, shorts, stockings,
suitable shoes and shinguards which shall provide adequate and reasonable
protection, be professionally manufactured, age-appropriate, not altered
to decrease protection, and worn under the stockings."
When an illegally uniformed team is unable to correct the situation or
cannot verify state association approval of the uniform, the game shall be
played. The referee must, however, notify the state association following
12-8-1(f) New 8
Add: Faking an injury
Official Signal Chart
Add signals for fouls to current NFHS Soccer Rules Book.
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