IFAB passes new rule to all 4th sub in extra time

Making subs

March 5 – After a detailed study and a two-year experiment, football’s lawmakers have officially approved the use of a fourth substitute being used in extra time, starting with the World Cup.

The International FA Board made the decision on Saturday during their landmark video assistant referees meeting in Zurich.

The overall objective was to establish whether the implementation of a fourth substitute would  benefit the game and it was backed by players, coaches and administrators.

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