|Law 14 - The Penalty Kick|
A penalty kick is awarded against a team which commits one of the ten offences for which a direct free kick is awarded, inside its own penalty area and while the ball is in play.
A goal may be scored directly from a penalty kick.
Additional time is allowed for a penalty kick to be taken at the end of each half or at the end of periods of extra time.
Position of the Ball and the Players
The player taking the penalty kick:
The defending goalkeeper:
The players other than the kicker are located:
does not signal for a penalty kick to be taken until the players have taken up position in accordance with the Law decides when a penalty kick has been completed
When a penalty kick is taken during the normal course of play, or time has been extended at half-time or full time to allow a penalty kick to be taken or retaken, a goal is awarded if, before passing between the goalposts and under the crossbar:
If the referee gives the signal for a penalty kick to be taken and, before the ball is in play, one of the following situations occurs:
The player taking the penalty kick infringes the Laws of the Game:
The goalkeeper infringes the Laws of the Game:
A team-mate of the player taking the kick enters the penalty area or moves in front of or within 9.5 m (10 yds) of the penalty mark:
A team-mate of the goalkeeper enters the penalty area or moves in front of or within 9.15 m (10 yds) of the penalty mark:
A player of both the defending team and the attacking team infringe the Laws of the Game:
If, after the penalty kick has been taken: The kicker touches the ball a second time (except with his hands) before it has touched another player:
The kicker deliberately handles the ball before it has touched another player:
The ball is touched by an outside agent as it moves forward:
The ball rebounds into the field of play from the goalkeeper, the crossbar or the goalposts, and is then touched by an outside agent:
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