penalty card is used in sports as a means of warning, reprimidating or penalising a player, coach or team official. Penalty cards are most commonly used by referees or umpires to indicate a player has committed an offense. The color and/or shape of the card used by the official indicates the type of seriousness of the offense and level of punishment applied.

History and Origin


Yellow Card

Red Card

Other Cards

Green Card

White Card

Black Card

Blue Card