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    The IFAB: How it works
    The role of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) is to discuss and decide upon proposed alterations to the Laws of the Game.
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    Football has come a long way since its first laws were drawn up in London in 1863. That historic meeting at the Freemasons' Tavern led not only to the...

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    • 129th IFAB AGM agenda confirmed

      129th IFAB AGM agenda confirmed

      Monday 2 February 2015
      The International Football Association Board (The IFAB) has confirmed the agenda for its 129th annual general meeting (AGM), with substitutions and straight red cards are to be discussed.