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Rule changes to the beautiful game that all Leeds United fans need to know

Think you know the rules of football? Think again.

The laws of the game have been tweaked as football continue to figure out the best way forward in a world of changing technology. So how well do you know the changes which came into force in June? READ MORE: 18 photos you'll only understand if you watched Leeds United beat Brentford | Why Leeds United could be affected by VAR this season

When there is a wall of three or more players attackers are not allowed within one metre of it.

1. No attacking players in wall at free kicks

When there is a wall of three or more players attackers are not allowed within one metre of it.
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A new change means that the ball is in play as soon as it is touched and it can be played inside the 18-yard box. Opposition players are still not allowed in the box until the ball is played.

2. Goal kicks

A new change means that the ball is in play as soon as it is touched and it can be played inside the 18-yard box. Opposition players are still not allowed in the box until the ball is played.
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Players being taken off and replaced must now leave the pitch by the nearest point on the touchline. Fans are no longer forced to watch ludicrously slow walks to the half way line.

3. Players must leave nearest point when being substituted

Players being taken off and replaced must now leave the pitch by the nearest point on the touchline. Fans are no longer forced to watch ludicrously slow walks to the half way line.
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If Leeds United win the coin toss captain Liam Cooper now has a choice of picking which half to attack or to kick-off. Previously it was just which half to attack.

4. Kick off

If Leeds United win the coin toss captain Liam Cooper now has a choice of picking which half to attack or to kick-off. Previously it was just which half to attack.
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