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The limits of the ground shall be:-Maximum length, 200 yards; minimum length, 100 yards; maximum breadth, 100 yards; minimum breadth, 50 yards. The length and breadth shall be marked off with flags and touchline; and a line defining six yards from the goal posts and twelve yards from the goal lines shall also be marked out.  The centre of the ground shall be indicated by a suitable mark and a circle with a ten yards radius shall be made around it.  The goals shall be upright posts, eight yards apart, with a bar across them eight feet from the ground.  The average circumference of the Association ball shall be not less than 27 inches, and not more than 28 inches; and in International Matches, at the commencement of the game, the weight of the ball shall be from 13 to 15 ounces.