Before red cards were introduced, could players foul as much as they wanted without punishment?

Just wondering fouls were dealt with in football before cards were introduced.

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  • Players could be sent off but it just wasn't done with a card.

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  • 1 month ago

    Yes, to begin with football was just a fight for the ball, you could punch, kick, throw, whatever. The football association made rules to make it safe.

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  • 1 month ago

    Try asking in the soccer section.

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