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A properly performed slide tackle is allowed under the FIFA Laws of the Game.

Some recreational and coed leagues have modified the laws to disallow slide tackling.

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Is slide tackling completely illegal in soccer?

A slide tackle is legal in soccer. Touching the ball before touching the player is one of the requirements for a legal slide tackle, but is not the only requirement.

What is a legal slide tackle?

A legal slide tackle may come from any direction, although one from behind is harder to execute cleanly. Making contact with the ball before the opponent is a requirement for any legal tackle, but there are others. Does the player raise a leg or hook with their laces to trip the opponent after ball contact? This would be a foul.

Is it legal to slide tackle in indoor soccer?

i think it is but u should ask a soccer coach

What does the term slide mean in a soccer game?

'slide' Is part of the tackle 'Slide tackle' Which is when you side along the ground to try and fairly get a ball from a player of the opposite team.

What is considerd a foul in volleyball?

Slide tackle

What soccer skill can be dangerous if performed incorrectly?

The Slide Tackle

How can i be braver in the tackle for football eg slide tackle against bigger apponents?

The main thing to remember is that just because they are bigger than you doesn't mean that you can't slide them. As long as you get the ball, tackle them as hard as you can and make them feel it!

What is a tackle in soccer?

Well there is 2 types of tackles there is a standing tackle and a sliding tackle. The standing tackle is when you stand and place your feet towards someones legs. A sliding tackle is when you get on the ground and slide towards the players legs.

What is it called when the defender slides and attempts to take the ball from their appoment in soccer?

it's called a tackle ITs called a SLIDE tackle

How do you change player on fifa 11?

same button as you use to slide tackle

Is it legal to tackle by the hair in college football?

It is legal in the NFL so it is probably legal in college football.

Is a slide tackle from behinde red or yellow card in soccer?

A slide tackle can be executed from behind without a free kick awarded or card shown, if it is performed correctly. It is a false assumption that being from behind makes it illegal.

Is it legal to tackle below the waste?

yes a hit is a hit

Is it legal to slide into home plate?

Yes, you can slide into any base.

Is pancaking legal in high school football?

pancaking is legal in all football that is tackle football.

Is it legal to slide into first?


In football must the tackle be covered for the formation to be legal?

No as long as there are 7 men on the line. so the uncovered tackle could catch a pass

What is slide tackling?

A slide tackle is performed by a player leaving their feet, and sliding feet first in order to trap or clear the ball in order to deny possession to an opponent.

How do you play FIFA 10?

Read the instruction manual. for the basics, x is pass, square is lob or slide tackle, circle is tackle or shoot, triangle is through ball and R2 is sprint.

How many points do you get in soccer?

1 point for a goal, two points for a slide tackle, 3 points for an offsides

Why don't quarterbacks tackle?

Tackling can be dangerous, and quarterbacks are usually very valuable players. This is the same reason why many quarterbacks will run out of bounds or slide down when running with the ball to avoid a tackle.

Is helmet to helmet a legal tackle on a running back?

Off course it's legal Julio knows footbbal his word is the law

How do you injure players in fifa?

You run up beside a player and slide tackle right on the sheen area. Always works!

Is it legal to slide head first into home plate?


What other things can you do in soccer?

What do you know about soccer? It's hard to answer your question. You can use tricks, show-off, slide tackle, and etc.