Soccer Study Guide:
1. Soccer game rules:
-Kick-off: Game is started with a kick off. Kick off also done after a goal is scored. Takes place in middle of field, a member of team kicks to a teammate.
- Throw-in: If a team kicks the ball out of bounds along the sideline the ball is thrown in by other the team
- Off-sides (must have ball or 2 opponents between you and goal)
-Direct free kick: penalty for personal fouls (pushing, shoving, etc.), hand-ball, illegally charging goalkeeper, and goalie using hands outside penalty area. Goal can be scored off of a direct free kick
-Indirect kick: penalty for off-sides, or goalie takes more than 4 steps with the ball.
Ball must contact another player before goal can be scored.
-Goal kick: taken when offense hits the ball over the end-line.
-Corner kick: taken when the defense kicks the ball over the end-line.
-Penalty kick: taken 12 yards out on penalty line, one on one, when a defensive player commits a foul inside the penalty box.
-FORWARDS: Offense, can play full field, but should stay on offensive end.
-MIDFIELDERS: Both offense and defense, need to hustle
-DEFENDERS/FULLBACKS: Defensive only, stays on defensive half of field.
-GOALIE: Defensive, can only use hands in the penalty box