Sin bins to be introduced across grassroots football from 2019-20 season
From the 2019-20 season, temporary dismissals also known as 'sin bins' will be introduced across all levels of grassroots football. Players dissent will result in 10-minute temporary dismissals from the pitch.
Players dissent will result in 10-minute temporary dismissals from the pitch.
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The mandatory rule change will be implemented up to Step 5 of the National League System and Tier 3 and below in women's football. Sin bins of 10 minutes will be issued at the discretion of referees as punishment for dissent, and will apply to all levels of grassroots football, including youth, veterans, and disability.