Law 17 – The Corner Kick
  A corner kick is a method of restarting play.

A goal may be scored directly from a corner kick, but only against the opposing team.

A corner kick is awarded when:
  • the whole of the ball, having last touched a player of the defending team, passes over the goal line, either on the ground or in the air, and a goal is not scored in accordance with Law 10 .
  • The ball is placed inside the corner arc at the nearest corner flagpost.

  • The corner flagpost is not moved.

  • Opponents remain at least 9.15 m (10 yds) from the corner arc until the ball is in play.
  • The ball is kicked by a player of the attacking team.

  • The ball is in play when it is kicked and moves.

  • The kicker does not play the ball a second time until it has touched another player.
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