Card Codes

These are the meaning of some of the common codes used by the QCSA for yellow and red cards.  A full list can be found on the QCSA website.

Y1 Unsporting Behaviour (including dangerous Play)
Y2 Dissent by Word or Action
Y3Persistent Infringements
Y4 Delaying the Restart of Play
Y5Failure to Respect Distance when Play Restarted
Y6Entering or Re-entering the Field of Play without the Refereeā€™s Permission
Y7Deliberately Leaves the Field of Play without the Referees Permission

SO1Serious Foul Play
SO2Violent Conduct
SO3Spitting at anyone
SO4Deliberately handling the ball thereby denying a goal or a goal scoring opportunity to the opponent (except the goalkeeper in his own penalty area)
SO5Deliberately commits a direct free kick offence, which denies a goal or a goal scoring opportunity to the opponent
SO6Uses offensive, insulting or abusive language and/or gestures
SO7Receives a second caution in the same match