From the 2020/21 season in the Premier League, there will be a new interpretation of the law on handball made by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) . The boundary between the shoulder and the arm is now defined by "the bottom of the armpit". To penalise a player for handball the match officials must have clear evidence that the ball has struck the player's arm below the bottom of the armpit and in the red zone indicated below.
Handballs. Any goal scored or created with the use of the hand or arm will be disallowed this season even if it is accidental. The handball rule now has extra clarity because it does not consider intent by a player. Another big change is to do with the position of a player's hand/arm.
Previously, a handball in football meant the ‘deliberate handling’ of the ball by any outfield player. The referee penalized if the player handled the ball with any part of the arm – from fingertips to the shoulder. However, the new rule defines the boundary of the arm and shoulder as “ the bottom of the armpit “.
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The exceptions are if the ball hits a player's arm directly from the player's own head or body and if a player is falling and their arm is between themselves and the ground for support. There is ...
The Premier League's new handball rules have left managers, fans and pundits enraged. With 'dodgy' penalties being awarded every week, managers have called for the handball rules to be changed.
Handball. Law 12 (fouls and misconduct) has been revised to provide greater clarity on the handball rule after a number of high-profile misapplications of the law. According to IFAB, it is an offence if a player “deliberately touches the ball with their hand/arm, for example moving the hand/arm towards the ball.”.
a handball will not be awarded if the ball touches a player’s hand/arm directly from their own head/body/foot or the head/body/foot of another player who is close/nearby. 1. level 1. immhey. · 1y. This chart perfectly demonstrates why the Fabinho goal against City was a perfect decision according with the rule btw.