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Law 11 - Offside



Provides definitions of what constitutes being in an offside position (which is not an offence) and when a player in an offside position should be penalised for committing an offside offence.

Law 11 - Offside
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Law 11 - Offside 10/26/2020

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Line of sight offside call ?

In the recent Arsenal v Leicester City EPL match, an offside call ruled out a goal, reportedly for PIOP impeding the keepers (line of sight).

https://www.yoursoccerdose.com/16924645-arsenal-vs-leices...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/12/2020

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

Hello,

one offside question, please.

Law says:

Part 1: A defending player who leaves the field of play without the referee’s
permission shall be considered to be on the goal line or touchline for the
purpose...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/10/2020

George of Adelaide , South Australia Australia asks...

I was seeking your opinion on an incident in a recent state league game here the other weekend. I was an AR. But not involved in the action

Following a drive down the mid line of the pitch the player with the ball had reached the top of th...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/12/2020

Lenval Peart of Georgetown , Guyana asks...

Please explain why a player cannot be offside from a direct goal kick....

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Law 11 - Offside 3/15/2020

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

Thank you for your replies to my recent question. If I may, Id like your views if I were to expand on it. So back to the Manchester Derby. Hypothetically, the ball is played through to Aguero, Cann raises his flag and Dean blows the whistle. De Gea s...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/10/2020

Peter Babbage of Hjorring , Denmark asks...

Not so much about a specific law but advice given to top level referees. An incident in the recent Manchester derby had me thinking. Sergio Aguero is played through on goal. Initially he looks offside to me . The assistant raises his flag and I belie...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/6/2020

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Really appreciate all the technical details in the latest response on this topic.

The FIFA clip is an 'oldie but a goodie' on deliberate play, and, the reminder of the definition of a 'save' is handy.

I'm just a grass roots level gu...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/5/2020

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

...so if the official reason for not awarding Everton a goal was for offside - a decision made by the VAR team, how on earth did they arrive at that conclusion if it is clearly seen that Mcguire made a deliberate play at the ball - and therefore rese...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/3/2020

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Can you please help me understand why the late Everton goal against ManU was caulked off for 'Line of sight' reasons given.

https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/ancelotti-hit-with-fa-misconduct-charge-following-red-card-against-man-utd

I...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/29/2020

Jonny Gray of Villamartin, Orihuela Costa Spain asks...

With all the VAR controversy with offside, can you explain why it differs from goal line technology where there has to be clear daylight over the line to be a goal. In fact its the same for corners and throw-ins too, so why with offside is it the opp...

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