a method of restarting the game when there is no other option listed
A ball dropped by the referee between 2 players, 1 from each team, to restart the game after she has purposely stopped play for a no-penalty situation. The ball is dropped at the spot where it was last in play unless this happens to be in the penalty area, in which case it is dropped at the nearest point outside the penalty area. A goal may be scored directly from a drop-ball kick.
The ball is dropped between two players while the other players stay ten yards away. This occurs when the referee does not know what team last touched the ball out of bounds, or after an injury during play. When this happens, play will begin again with a drop ball.
Used after an injury stops play or play has been stopped for some other reason without the ball going out of bounds. The referee drops the ball onto the ground between two opposing players where play stopped. The ball must bounce before players can kick it.
One of the rarest plays in soccer, it is used after an injury stops play, or after play has been stopped without the ball going out of bounds. The referee drops the ball at the site of the stoppage; one bounce must occur before the ball can be played.
A method of restart in which the referee 'drops' the ball to the ground. The players may not kick the ball until the ball touches the ground. Law 8
a method of restarting a game where the referee drops the ball between 2 players facing each other.
A heavy weight, usually ball or pear shaped, dropped from a height to break large pieces of metal scrap. Also used to strengthen warp castings.