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5 World Football Rules That Must Be Changed
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As with every sport, there are some rules in world football that don't make sense.

It's as if they were made up by bureaucrats who have no idea how to play the game.

The great thing about football is that it can be an entertaining game, but the current rules and regulations in place make it very difficult to sit back and enjoy a match sometimes.

Take Sunday's Swansea-Manchester United match, for example.

Swansea captain Ashley Williams (pictured above) was yellow-carded for kicking the ball at Robin van Persie from less than a yard away, yet a player in another game might get two bookings: one for dissent and one for celebrating a goal.

It's madness.

Williams' actions on Sunday were far more dangerous than either of the other examples of bookable offences that I've given above, yet they end up with the same punishment?

How is that right?

After what happened yesterday, I've decided to pick five football rules that I'd change to benefit the game.

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