Football's new laws: Backpasses, penalties, handballs and subs


Referees including Mike Dean will be implementing a few new laws from the beginning of June

Goalkeepers picking up backpasses (sort of), uncontested drop balls and more handball decisions – football’s laws are changing again.

From 1 June (although not for that day’s Champions League final) there are 12 changes from the International Football Association Board (Ifab)