, the indicator that a certain player is to leave the field and may not be replaced for the course of a match
. Red cards are given out for flagrant
fouls, generally with intent
an opposing player, for an intentional hand ball
to prevent a goal
, or for receiving two yellow card
*In some low-level leagues, like the Virginia High School League
, a "two-yellow replace" rule is used. This means that a player receiving a red card automatically as a result of incurring two yellows may be replaced.