UEFA referees’ chief confirms updated handball law will be used at Euro 2020

Fulham v Tottenham Hotspur – Premier League – Craven Cottage
(Image credit: Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Accidental handball by an attacker in the build-up to a goal will not be penalised at Euro 2020, UEFA’s referees’ chief has confirmed.

The handball law was updated by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) in March and the changes come into force worldwide at the start of next month.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1