How many substitutions can teams make at the World Cup 2022? New extra subs rules

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Each country competing at this year’s World Cup will name a squad of 26 players, which must include three goalkeepers.

All available players will be part of the matchday squad, so 15 substitutes will be sat on the bench ready to be called upon if required.

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Sean Cole

Sean Cole is a freelance journalist. He has written for FourFourTwo, BBC Sport and When Saturday Comes among others. A Birmingham City supporter and staunch Nikola Zigic advocate, he once scored a hat-trick at St. Andrew’s (in a half-time game). He also has far too many football shirts and spends far too much time reading the Wikipedia pages of obscure players.