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The 14 major rule changes Leeds United fans need to know about for the 2019/2020 season

Not long to wait now, until Leeds are back in league action.

A new season brings with it the spotlight on referees. Even more so with the coming campaign with a raft of new changes and tweaks to the rules. Click and scroll through to find out what exactly has changed.

A free kick will be awarded if the ball goes into the goal after touching an attacking players hand/arm even if accidental.

1. Handball (1)

A free kick will be awarded if the ball goes into the goal after touching an attacking players hand/arm even if accidental.
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If a player gains control/possession of the ball after it has touches their hand/arm and then scores, or creates a goal-scoring opportunity a free-kick will be awarded.

2. Handball (2)

If a player gains control/possession of the ball after it has touches their hand/arm and then scores, or creates a goal-scoring opportunity a free-kick will be awarded.
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A free-kick or penalty will be awarded if the ball touches a players hand/arm which has made their body unnaturally bigger.

3. Handball (3)

A free-kick or penalty will be awarded if the ball touches a players hand/arm which has made their body unnaturally bigger.
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If the ball touches a players hand/arm when it is above their shoulder (unless the player has deliberately played the ball which then touches their hand/arm) a penalty or free-kick will be given.

4. Handball (4)

If the ball touches a players hand/arm when it is above their shoulder (unless the player has deliberately played the ball which then touches their hand/arm) a penalty or free-kick will be given.
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