meeting of the International Board was held in London on
Monday, 2nd June 1890, all the delegates being present (Messrs. Park
and Campbell represented Scotland).
It was resolved
to add Law 16 to Law 1 and thus include goal-kicks in the last clause
of Law 9.
Law 14 to stand unaltered.
Association's proposals were withdrawn but it was resolved to
legislate at the next Annual Conference on the following rule, viz.
"If any player shall deliberately trip or hold an opposing player, or
deliberately handle the ball within 12 yards of his own goal-line, the
referee shall, on appeal, award the opposing side a penalty-kick, to
be taken from any point 12 yards from the goal-line under the
following conditions - All players, with the exception of the player
taking the penalty kick and the opposing goalkeeper, shall stand
behind the ball and at least 6 yards from it. The ball shall be in
play when the kick is taken. A goal may be scored from the