Soccer Rules Quiz

This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of the laws and equipment involved with soccer/football. Questions include topics in regards to field measurements, various rules, and size regulations.

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Created by: All About Soccer Now
  1. 1. Exactly how far away from the goal line is the penalty spot?
  2. Which two colour cards do referee's use during a match?
  3. Which piece of equipment do players not have to wear?
  4. What kind of kick is awarded if the ball crosses the defending teams goal line without a goal being scored and the ball touching a player from the defending team last before it went out of play?
  5. At least how many yards must the wall be away from a direct free kick?
  6. If a defender passes back to his own goalkeeper and he handles it with his hands, what kick is awarded?
  7. What size are goalposts that are used in a professional match?
  8. How much of the ball must cross the line before the ball is out of play or a goal is given?
  9. What size ball is used in professional soccer matches?
  10. A goal has just been scored and after hesitating, the lineman puts his flag up for offside, what does the referee award?
  11. Which of these can a player be ruled offside for?
  12. Which of these is a red card offence?
  13. Which of these do not contribute towards stoppage time in a match?
  14. How long is each half of a soccer match without stoppage time being added?
  15. Are all professional soccer pitches the same in length and width as each other?

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