FIFA and the IFAB Extends the Five-Substitute Option into 2021

FIFA and the IFAB Extends the Five-Substitute Option into 2021
On 15 July 2020, the International Football Association Board (IFAB) and FIFA announced that the provisional substitution amendment to the Laws of the Game due to the COVID-19 crisis would be extended into 2021.

On 8 May 2020, FIFA and the IFAB announced the temporary amendment of Law 3 of the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 editions of the Law of the Game in order to protect players’ health as football competitions, federations, and leagues were preparing for a post-coronavirus...

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