How does soccer table scoring work|WIN.MAX

We often watch the World Cup or live football matches on TV, but few people know how table football is played and scored. Table football is now more than a global table game, it is an international game. In the following articles, you will learn how foosball is scored and introduce the biggest table foosball manufacturers in China.

Three basic scoring rules:

The first 5 goals in each game win;

A legitimate goal counts for one point (even if the ball bounces out after entering the goal);

It is a violation to spin the club more than 360 degrees before or after hitting the ball.

Detailed basic competition rules:

1, guess the ball to guess the first serve;

2, after the service, must be formed by the players touch the ball after the goal to score;

3. After the goal is scored, the ball is served by the scoring side;

4. If the ball is hit out of the table, it is served by the side that scored last time;

5, the ball stops in the zone that players of both sides cannot touch is called "dead ball" if the ball is dead in the backcourt, the goalkeeper will serve again. In other places the dead ball shall be served by the party last scored;

6. The team in possession has the right to call a timeout after stopping the ball. Each team has two timeouts, each time not exceeding 30 seconds.

7. During the match, both parties shall not touch the ball with their hands on the table.

8. Uncivilized words and deeds are not allowed during the competition.

9. During the game, the team in possession of the ball cannot hold the ball for more than 12 seconds.

(Plain foosball matches follow simple rules.)

Table Football Scoring Rules:

1. Prepare for the competition:

Guess the ball to determine the priority, the winner to choose the first game and serve first.

2. Serve:

Serve from the service mouth after making sure your opponent is ready.

3. Subsequent serve:

Serving team: the team that has just been scored or has lost the game

4. The ball in the game:

Shall be deemed to be in competition condition unless:

A) When the ball is knocked off the table

B) When A dead ball or corner is declared

C) When the timeout is called

D) After the score

5. The ball leaves the table:

The ball is considered to have left the table and out of play if:

The ball hits the scoring device, hits or goes over the side frame, hits, anything that is not part of the table

The original server retains the right to serve

6. the ball

The ball that stops in the zone where neither player can touch it is called a "dead ball". If the ball is dead in the backcourt, the goalkeeper will serve it again. All other dead balls are served by the team last scored.

7. pause

There are two 30-second timeouts for each player in each race. If the ball is not in play, each player may call a timeout. If the ball is in play and still, only the team in possession of the ball may call a timeout.

Either team can: A) take A timeout of 30 seconds; B) switch positions once

Penalty: call more than two-time outs counts as technical fouls

8. Restart after timeout: the ball must touch both players and stop for 1 second before restarting. Time of play begins 1 second after the ball touches the second player.

Penalty: Opponent may continue or restart serve

9. Official suspension

Both teams may apply for an official timeout when the ball is stopped or dead, not counted as a timeout for either team. Official timeouts are used to request referees to remove foreign objects from the table, fix the table, correct the lights, etc.

Penalty: Calling for an official time-out while the ball is still in play or when a player shoots or passes is considered distracting.

10. Scoring: A, any legitimate goal counts as an A score (including bouncing off the goal).

B. If both teams agree that a goal has been scored, but no bonus points have been scored and no other points have been scored, then a bonus point shall be awarded if both teams agree.

11. Venue Exchange:

The exchange should be completed within 60 seconds.

Penalty: Overtime is regarded as a delay of play.

12. Swap places:

Team members may change positions when (A) during A timeout (B) after A point is scored and before A serve (C) between sets (D) before or after A technical foul shot is made.

Penalty: Otherwise, switching stations is considered a deliberate distraction

13. Rotating club:

It is a violation to rotate the club more than 360 degrees before or after hitting the ball (unprovoked rotation is considered intentional distraction).

Penalty: a. If the ball is scored by rotating the club, it will be judged as no score and the opposing goalkeeper will serve.

If the goal is not scored, the opponent can continue to play or serve again.

14. Collision table:

Any shaking, lifting, or moving of the table that causes the opponent to lose possession of the ball is called a bump table.

Penalty: A, first, second, caution, or continue to play at the initial or current position of impact, or restart the serve.

For the third time, A technical foul is awarded and the match is replayed under option A.

15. Reset:

When the offense is about to take a shot or pass, the defense disturbs the ball, even if the ball is just bouncing in place.

Penalty: A. After the foul, the time limit should be reset and the game should continue after the referee enters.

B. There will be a "reset" warning opportunity in each game.

C also reset between two scores

First: Reset warning Second: Technical foul

A reset after a technical foul is also a warning reset

The attacker pretended to reset the opponent's serve.

16. Take the ball from the court:

In dead ball cases, no foul.

Penalty: a. When one side has possession of the ball and the ball is stopped from being taken from the court, the other side may serve again

B, move in the own goal area or take the ball from the court at the entrance of the goal, count the opposing team score.

C, in any other case the ball is taken from the court, it is a technical foul

17. Change or repair of the foosball table:

A, if the ball is damaged, you can apply for A new ball.

B. If the table fails suddenly, it can be repaired.

C. Players may use certain tools or rosin to increase grip strength and friction, but not on the table.

D. Any other way of changing the table is considered illegal.

18. Deliberately distract

Any crowd or sound not related to the operation of the table may affect the player (other than the sound produced by the player hitting the ball).

Penalty: A, if caused by the offensive side: the goal is not scored, by the opponent to serve again.

B. Other circumstances: the affected party chooses to continue the match or restart the service

19. Practice:

Practice with a ball during a match (e.g. Practice serving or passing).

Penalty: technical foul

20. Language, Civilization:

Uncivilized words and actions, unsportsmanlike comments, or deliberate disruption of the opponent's attention (coaching players is only allowed during timeouts or intermission periods) are considered language violations.

Penalty: A. Technical foul for uncivilized words and deeds.

B. Other circumstances: if appropriate, a warning or a technical foul is awarded.

21. Pass the ball: (this rule applies to international competitions)

From five to three and from goalkeeper to five:

A pinned ball or a stationary ball must be placed in motion and meet two-player sticks before passing.

From five to three:

Two touches to the border are allowed, and a third touch to the border can be used as part of a pass.

It is illegal to use the front and the back of the foot to adjust the ball position for passing.

Penalty: The opponent may be allowed to continue or restart the serve.

22. Ball holding time:

No player on the course shall hold the ball for more than 12 seconds.

Penalty: A. When three players hold the ball over time, the opposing goalkeeper will serve.

B) In any other place, the opponent reserves.

23. Competition Time limit:

A best-of-five match is 1 hour long and a best-of-three match is limited to 35 minutes.

Penalty: a. In the case of overtime, the mandatory delay must end after 10 minutes.

B. The winner after the delay shall be:(1) winner of multiple games (2) winner of more points (if it is a tie) winner of more points (3) if the tie is even, the winner shall be determined by one point, and the last goal winner shall serve.

24. Postponement of the game:

A postponement is considered if a player is not ready to play after 10 minutes' notice.

Penalty: A, the first delay warning B, each repeat offender will use A suspension calculation

25. Forfeit a race or call a player

When the game is called, the team has three minutes to get ready to play.

Penalty: a. The first 3-minute call is A warning.

B. Each subsequent call every 3 minutes will count as a lost game.

26. Technical foul:

A flagrant or intentional foul is considered a technical foul. Note: Players on the same team may switch positions after a technical foul (doubles).

Penalty: a. Stop the match immediately

B. A chance for a three-man shot

C. Restart from the stop point (score or no score).

D. Three cumulative technical fouls in each game, regardless of the inning, will result in the forfeit of the game.

Rule resolution and appeal adjudication

A. if the referee is not present: no argument allowed (rule argument allowed)

B. if the referee is not present: ask the referee to make as fair a decision as possible

C. Appeal to the chief judge


You can be sent off the field for unethical and unsportsmanlike conduct.

29. Competition director

A. Decide on the operation, organization, and appointment of the chief judge.

B. Chief referee: appoints referees, decides rules of the game, and handles appeals.

Those are the scoring rules for foosball, maybe a little too much. But that's okay. If you're playing with friends and family, follow the simple rules. So, who is the biggest table game wholesaler in China?

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Post time: Dec-10-2021