A player, from a team with only seven players, leaves the field of play to receive medical attention. What action does the referee take?
The match is allowed to continue. A player receiving treatment is not considered to have left the field permanently. If he is unable to return, the match is abandoned, unless the member association has decided otherwise with regard to the minimum number of players. 27. The Board is of the opinion that a match should not continue if one of the teams is playing with fewer than 7 players. In a competition where such a limitation applies, a team consisting of 11 players is playing against a team with only 7. When the team consisting of 11 players is about to take a shot at goal, one of the players of the team of 7 deliberately leaves the field of play. 27.1.
- While the ball is in play, two players of the same team commit unsporting behavior or violent conduct towards each other on the field of play. What action does the referee take?
- When a player in a team game leaves will the computer AI take over? Or, will the remaining players be given control of that persons team?
- A player leaves the field of play while celebrating a goal. What action if any, does the referee take?