The ball is out of play:
1. When it has wholly crossed the goal line or touchline, whether on the ground or in the air.
2. When the Referee has stopped the game.
The ball is in play
The ball is in play at all other times from the start of the match to the finish including
a. If it rebounds from a goalpost, cross bar or corner flag post into the field of play.
b. If it rebounds of either the Referee or the Assistant Referees when they are in the field of play.
c. In the event of a supposed infringement of the Laws, until a decision is given.