Uk News How many subs are allowed at World Cup 2022, and concussion substitutitons explained United Kingdom news
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Qatar 2022 is the first World Cup to take place in the European winter – but that is by no means the only thing new at this year’s tournament.England fans will have noticed that Gareth Southgate was able to call upon more substitutes than usual in his side’s 6-2 victory over Iran.The manager brought on a total of five players, with Marcus Rashford and Jack Grealish both ending up on the scoresheet in the dominant win.Traditionally, sides have only been permitted to make three changes – so how do the new rules on substitutions work?How many subs are allowed at World Cup 2022?For the first time in a World Cup, teams are now allowed to make five substitutions in any fixture.Football’s rule-makers, the International Football Association Board (IFAB), approved the permanent switch to the increased number of replacements in June.It is intended to tackle fixture congestion with the World Cup taking place in November, midway through the European domestic season.However, teams only have three in-game opportunities make substitutions (not counting half-time), so need to combine multiple changes in one go to use their full allocation.In the knockout stages, teams have the opportunity to use an extra substitute, bringing the total to six – and they can use the full number regardless of how many changes they made in normal time.
News source = PremierLeague-News.Com
.A temporary five subs rule was initially introduced due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and was utilised for Euro 2020, which was held last year after being postponed.Gareth Southgate used all five subs on three occasions during England’s run to the Euros final, including in the hearbreaking penalty shoot-out defeat to Italy at Wembley.More from FootballGareth Southgate silences the haters by getting every call right in World Cup opener21 November, 2022Jack Grealish dedicates World Cup goal to 11-year-old Man City fan with cerebral palsy21 November, 2022What time Wales kick off against the USA tonight and how to watch live on TV21 November, 2022What are the rules on concussion substitutions?As well as the five substitutions rule, teams are also allowed to call upon an extra replacement if a player “has suffered or is suspected to have suffered” a concussion.Each side can only make one such sub per game, and it does not count towards the maximum of five.And if one side makes a concussion-related sub, their opponents are also automatically given the opportunity to make an extra change, to ensure that neither side gets an unfair advantage.The rule came into effect during England’s opening fixture, when the Iran goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand was substituted after 10 minutes following a clash of heads with one of his defenders.Who’s in the England World Cup 2022 squad?The full 26-man England World Cup 2022 squad was announced on Thursday 10 November:Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford (Everton), Nick Pope (Newcastle), Aaron Ramsdale (Arsenal)Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Conor Coady (Everton), Eric Dier (Spurs), Harry Maguire (Man Utd), John Stones (Man City), Luke Shaw (Man Utd), Kieran Trippier (Newcastle), Kyle Walker (Man City), Ben White (Arsenal)Midfielders: Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund), Conor Gallagher (Chelsea), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), James Maddison (Leicester), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Kalvin Phillips (Man City), Declan Rice (West Ham)Forwards: Phil Foden (Man City), Jack Grealish (Man City), Harry Kane (Spurs), Marcus Rashford (Man Utd), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), Raheem Sterling (Man City), Callum Wilson (Newcastle)
Source = PremierLeague-News.Com