Rules, Regulations And Situations Involved with Football and Basketball in England

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Football is a team sport played between two opposing teams of eleven players. The national governing body of football is FA which governs England’s football whereas FIFA is the governing body for international football. These governing bodies are responsible to develop high standards for the game, regulate the game and produce regulations, ensure the health and safety of all people involved and deal with complaints against the game.

Unwritten rules and etiquettes in football are rules that you don’t necessary need to act upon, but are just good to follow them to show manners. An example would be when a player is judged offside and still shoots but doesn’t score, he must pretend he knew it was offside all along and didn’t really try to score at all.

The aim of the game is to score a goal, which is done by kicking or heading the ball into the opposition’s goal line. At kick off all the players have to be in their own half, and the ball must go forward at kick off. You are allowed to score directly from kick off. The game is always restarted with a kick off at the centre after a goal is scored or when it is second half. If the ball goes past the side lines, it is thrown back in by the team that did not last touch the ball. The game is played for 90 minutes, which is split in two halves 45 each. There is a 15 minute break at half time for the players. Injury can be added by the referee at the end of each half to compensate time lost for substitutions, bookings and injuries. Extra time consisting of two 15 minute halves is added when the score is level in cup competitions. If the scores are still level after the two 15 minutes halves penalties are played to decide the winner. The length of a pitch must be between 100 yards and 130 ya...

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...rows must be taken within 5 seconds of the restart. Players can be in the key for 3 seconds only and must get out of the key after 3 seconds. Coaches can call out time-outs. Each team can call 2 time outs in the first half and 3 in the second half, each time out last for only 1 minute.

Many situations can happen in basketball and the referees must follow the rules and regulations put out by EB to ensure the game is played fairly and safely. If a team gains possession of the ball and caries it for more than 24 seconds they broke the 24 second rule therefore the referee would blow the whistle and stop the game, and restart the game by giving possession to the opposing team. If a player makes contact with another, the offending player would be sanctioned and the game would be stopped. The game would be restarted and non-offending player would be awarded a free throw.

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