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What does IFK stand for?

IFK stands for Indirect Free Kick (Soccer)

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The pamphlet, drawn up in 1858, introduces laws of the game which still exist today, such as the indirect free kick, the corner kick and the use of a crossbar.
Porthmadog had an effort ruled out before half time when Jack Jones took a free kick that found the net but it was chalked off for being an indirect free kick.
Milan "scored" from an indirect free kick, which was allowed to stand, goalkeeper Tommy Lawrence had the ball kicked out of his hands for their second, and then we scored a legitimately good goal, only for it to be ruled offside.
It is time an amendment is made which decrees (a) that all fouls committed by the defensive team inside its own box will result in the award of an indirect free kick unless the referee deems that a clear scoring opportunity was denied to the attacking team, in which case a penalty shall be awarded, (b) that the indirect free kick will be taken from no nearer than 12 yards from the goal and (c) that if a foul is committed outside the penalty area that the ref deems has denied a clear goalscoring opportunity a penalty shall be awarded.