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Clarifications and associated Law changes

Law changes 2022/23

Fouls: Careless, Reckless, using Excessive Force/Violent conduct

1. Does the player show a lack of attention or consideration when making the challenge?

2. Does the player act without precaution when making the challenge?

3. Does the player make fair or unfair contact with the opponent after touching the ball?

4. Does the player act with disregard for the danger to the opponent?

5. Does the player act with disregard for the consequences to the opponent?

6. Does the player have a chance to play the ball in a fair manner?

7. Does the challenge put an opponent in a dangerous situation?

8. Does the player touch the ball before making contact with the opponent?

9. Does the player exceed the necessary use of force when making the challenge?

10. Does the player use brutality against an opponent when making the challenge?

11. Does the challenge endanger the safety of the opponent?

12. What degree of speed and/or intensity does the player use when making the challenge?

13. Does the player show malice when making the challenge?

14. Does the player lunge at an opponent from the front, from the side, or from behind?

15. Which part of the body does the player use to make contact?

16. Does the player use his/her studs when making a tackle?

17. On which part of the opponent’s body is contact made?

18. In which direction do the tackler’s feet point?

19. Does the player challenge for the ball at the moment in which the contact is made?

20. Does the player charge the opponent in a fair manner?

21. Is the foul an act of violent conduct or of serious foul play?

22. Is the challenge committed in a fair manner or a careless manner?

248. Does the player use an arm as a “tool” or a “weapon”?