Question #147978. Asked by johnnycat777.
Last updated Aug 17 2020.
Originally posted Aug 16 2020 4:19 PM.
9. THE TECHNICAL AREA
The technical area relates to matches played in stadiums with a designated sitting area for team officials, substitutes and substituted players as outlined below:
the technical area should only extend 1 m (1 yd) on either side of the designated seated area and up to a distance of 1 m (1 yd) from the touchline
markings should be used to define the area
the number of persons permitted to occupy the technical area is defined by the competition rules
the occupants of the technical area:
are identified before the start of the match in accordance with the competition rules
must behave in a responsible manner
must remain within its confines except in special circumstances, e.g. a physiotherapist/doctor entering the field of play, with the referee's permission, to assess an injured player
only one person at a time is authorized to convey tactical instructions from the technical area