A goal  is  scored  whenever  the  ball is forced through  the  goal  and under the bar, exept  it be thrown by hand.

     Hands  may  be  used  only  to  stop  a  ball  and place it on the ground before the feet.

     Kicks must be aimed only at the ball.

     A player may not kick the ball whilst in the air.

     No tripping up or heel kicking alloved.

     Whenever  a  ball  is kicked  beyound  the  side flags,  it   must  be  returned   by  the player  who kicked it, from the spot it passed the flag line,in a straight  line  towards the  middle  of the ground.

     When  a  ball  is  kicked  behind  the  line of the goal,it shall be kicked  off from that line by one of the side whose goal it is.

     No  player  may  stand  within  six  paces  of the kicker when he is kicking off.

     A player  is  "out of play"  immediately  he  is  in front of the ball, and  must  return behind the ball as soon as possible.If the ballis kicked by his own side   player,  he  may   not   touch   or  kick  it,  or advance,  until  one  of  the  other  side  has  first kicked it, or one of his own side has been able to kick it on level with,or in front of him.

     No  charging  allowed   when  a  player   is out of play: that is, immediately the ball is behind him.     
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Soccer  Rules  1862