Kick-off Rules: The ball must be stationary and start on the centre spot All the players except the kicker must be in their half of the pitch All of the opposition players must remain outside of the centre circle until the kick-off is taken
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A player can choose to pass the ball forward at kick-off, but there is no requirement for them to do so. This is a relatively new change to the kick-off rules. Up until 2016, the ball had to go forward at a kick-off. The rules changed to allow a player to kick the ball in any direction at a kick-off.
Rationale: This 2017 rule change allowing the kickoff to be taken in any direction has created difficulty for the player taking the kick to easily kickoff into his/her own half of the field without physically being in the opponent’s half of the field. This addition to the rule would permit only the player taking the kickoff to be in the opponent’s half of the field, in order to take the kickoff.
At each kick-off, the ball is placed in the center of the "Center Mark" (on the half-way line) & both teams must be on their own half of the field (although it is usually okay to be standing on the halfway line) and the receiving team must stay outside the Center Circle until the ball is "kicked".
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A kickoff is the method of starting a football game or restarting it after a goal is scored. It is taken at the center part of the soccer field.During a kickoff, both teams must be on their own halves and only the kicker and the receiver can be inside the center circle (the big circle on the middle of the soccer field).
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all players, except the player taking the kick off, must be in their own half of the field of play. the opponents of the team taking the kick-off must be at least 9.15 m (10 yds) from the ball until it is in play. the ball must be stationary on the centre mark. the referee gives a signal.