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    Another rule change - This time penalty shootouts


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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39798344

    Penalty shootouts in football could be transformed to make them fairer under new plans being looked at by Uefa.

    The sport's European governing body is already trialling a new way for penalties to be taken in decisive shootouts.

    Instead of teams alternating spot-kicks, Uefa is considering a new system similar to the tie-break in tennis.

    The system is being tried out at the European Under-17 Championship, which began in Croatia on Wednesday.

    What makes the perfect World Cup shootout penalty?

    How does it work?

    As it stands, teams take turns in a shootout, with the choice of who goes first decided by a coin toss.

    For example, team A goes first, then team B, then team A again.

    The new system is called 'ABBA' and sees team A followed by team B - before team B goes again. Team A would then get two successive penalties, and so on until there is a winner.

    A coin will still be tossed to decide who goes first.

    Why is a change needed?

    The idea is to stop the team going second having to always, potentially, play catch-up. The sport's rule-making body, Ifab, approved the trial after looking at research it says proves the team taking the first penalty have an unfair advantage as they win 60% of shootouts.

    "The hypothesis is that the player taking the second kick in the pair is under greater mental pressure," said Uefa.

    The system is also being trialled at the women's European Under-17 Championship, which began in the Czech Republic on Tuesday.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Stat Brother View Post
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      http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39798344

      Penalty shootouts in football could be transformed to make them fairer under new plans being looked at by Uefa.

      The sport's European governing body is already trialling a new way for penalties to be taken in decisive shootouts.

      Instead of teams alternating spot-kicks, Uefa is considering a new system similar to the tie-break in tennis.

      The system is being tried out at the European Under-17 Championship, which began in Croatia on Wednesday.

      What makes the perfect World Cup shootout penalty?

      How does it work?

      As it stands, teams take turns in a shootout, with the choice of who goes first decided by a coin toss.

      For example, team A goes first, then team B, then team A again.

      The new system is called 'ABBA' and sees team A followed by team B - before team B goes again. Team A would then get two successive penalties, and so on until there is a winner.

      A coin will still be tossed to decide who goes first.

      Why is a change needed?

      The idea is to stop the team going second having to always, potentially, play catch-up. The sport's rule-making body, Ifab, approved the trial after looking at research it says proves the team taking the first penalty have an unfair advantage as they win 60% of shootouts.

      "The hypothesis is that the player taking the second kick in the pair is under greater mental pressure," said Uefa.

      The system is also being trialled at the women's European Under-17 Championship, which began in the Czech Republic on Tuesday.
      Voulez Vous @Triggaaar I think you'll be penalised for that unitended pun
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      It won't make any difference, the Germans will still win.
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      It won't make any difference, the Germans will still win.
      Correct, it sounds like the English teams will love to queue to take the pens......................afte r you, no after you!!
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      Voulez Vous @Triggaaar I think you'll be penalised for that unitended pun
      I have no idea what this has to do with me.

      Re the penalties though, it's a great idea.
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      I have no idea what this has to do with me.

      Re the penalties though, it's a great idea.
      The ABBA reference
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      http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39798344

      Penalty shootouts in football could be transformed to make them fairer under new plans being looked at by Uefa.

      The sport's European governing body is already trialling a new way for penalties to be taken in decisive shootouts.

      Instead of teams alternating spot-kicks, Uefa is considering a new system similar to the tie-break in tennis.

      The system is being tried out at the European Under-17 Championship, which began in Croatia on Wednesday.

      What makes the perfect World Cup shootout penalty?

      How does it work?

      As it stands, teams take turns in a shootout, with the choice of who goes first decided by a coin toss.

      For example, team A goes first, then team B, then team A again.

      The new system is called 'ABBA' and sees team A followed by team B - before team B goes again. Team A would then get two successive penalties, and so on until there is a winner.

      A coin will still be tossed to decide who goes first.

      Why is a change needed?

      The idea is to stop the team going second having to always, potentially, play catch-up. The sport's rule-making body, Ifab, approved the trial after looking at research it says proves the team taking the first penalty have an unfair advantage as they win 60% of shootouts.

      "The hypothesis is that the player taking the second kick in the pair is under greater mental pressure," said Uefa.

      The system is also being trialled at the women's European Under-17 Championship, which began in the Czech Republic on Tuesday.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Triggaaar View Post
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      I have no idea what this has to do with me.

      Re the penalties though, it's a great idea.
      Hi @Triggaaar, my apologies, I've seen my mistake, I was supposed to quote Stat Bro, and not yourself.
      Have not slept after coming off nights this morning, so not all there, as per usual
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      The winner takes it all.


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      Depends on the man in the middle when all is said and done, unless the goalkeeper lets it slip through his fingers but that's just the name of the game
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      Some terrible Abba references @AmexRuislip....Does your mother know?
      “Everything about this looks wrong. The run-up is too long, too straight, and you know it’s going over the bar ... it goes over the bar, and Brighton have stolen a trip to Wembley! That is an absolute burglary! And that is the FA Cup!”

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