The IFAB introduced a number of new Laws of the Game applicable for the 2019/2020 season. These Laws apply from the commencement of the season in 2020 for MFA and Football NSW.
Changes have been made to a number of areas in the game, including:
- the dropped ball;
- discpline of team officials in the technical area;
- the coin toss;
- the goal kick;
- the penalty kick;
- free kicks in the penalty area; and
- free kicks generally.
A summary of the changes to the Laws of the Game can be found at Summary of the main changes
For a more detail description of the changes to the Laws of the game go to Details & clarification of the changes to the laws