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Players will no longer be penalised for showing dissent towards referees by having free-kicks moved forward 10 yards, after football's law-makers claimed the rule is not understood outside rugby-playing nations. The punitive measure, copied from rugby, has been in use in England for four years - but the International FA Board (IFAB) have consigned the rule to the dustbin.