there is no interference with the game?
The referee can allow the game to continue.
there is interference with the game?
The referee stops play and the outside agent must be removed from the pitch. Play restarts with a dropped ball.
there is interference with the ball when it is going into the goal but it still goes in?
The goal can be awarded if the interference did not stop any defenders or the goalkeeper from playing the ball.
there is interference at a penalty kick (including during penalties) before the ball reaches the goal/goalkeeper?
The kick is retaken.
there is interference at a penalty kick after the ball rebounds off the goalpost, crossbar or goalkeeper?
Penalty kick: play restarts with a dropped ball.During penalties: the kick is recorded as missed.
the referee stops play for an offence committed by a player against an outside agent?
Play restarts with a dropped ball, unless an indirect free kick is awarded for leaving the pitch without the referee’s permission.