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Law 11 - Offside
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Law 11 - Offside 2/27/2024

Dean of Birmingham , Uk asks...

An attacker crosses the ball try to find a striker. The striker is an offside position but it is tight so the defenders do not know if he is definitely offside. The assistant referee can see that he is definitely offside.
Because it is tight, a...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/7/2023

Tyler of Vancouver, BC Canada asks...

Hello, offside question here. If a player kicks the ball from an onside position and it bounces off a defending player and at the moment it bounced off the defender the attacking player was in a offside position and he receives the ball (should be of...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/26/2023

Graham Bonney of Brentwood, Essex United Kingdom asks...

Hi, I wonder if you can provide some clarification and also settle a disagreement. During yesterday's match between Leyton Orient and Wigan Athletic, an offside decision was given against the Leyton Orient centre forward who was adjudged offside when...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/20/2023

George Makridis of Thessaloniki, Greece Greece asks...

Greetings from Greece. I simply want an expert's opinion on this. The link is . If you don't trust links you can search on YouTube for 'PAOK AEK goal Varela'. It is a 1:01 video from user Stavros Sountoulid...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/9/2023

Jack Maddox of Rochdale , Greater Manchester UK asks...

In recent games Tottenham v Chelsea and Arsenal v Sevilla the same incident has occurred. Chelsea second goal the ball was played through for Sterling on the wing, Jackson was way offside in the centre. Sterling crossed the ball and Jackson scored.
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Law 11 - Offside 10/28/2023

William Spalding of Dunfermline , Fife Scotland asks...

Team 1 Player A runs in on the goalkeeper of Team 2.
Team 1 Player B is running slightly behind him.

Team 1 Player A passes the ball forward to the side as he reaches the goalkeeper of Team 2. The goalkeeper doesn’t touch the ball.
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Law 11 - Offside 10/25/2023

Mike of London, United Kingdom asks...

Ball is played through. OffensivePlayerA1, onside, runs with the ball towards goal and towards DefendingKeeperA1. OffensivePlayerA1 goes past DefendingKeeperA1 leaving DefendingKeeperA1. OffensivePlayerA1
stops on the edge of the penalty area...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/17/2023

Chester of Fairfield, Ct USA asks...

So if the referee waits to determine if the an early whistle for offside is warranted, should we restart with the defensive IDFK deeper...maybe 20 or 30 yards into the defensive half even though the AR is standing up by the half way line with the fla...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/15/2023

Chester of Fairfield, Ct USA asks...

An AR was flagging for offside at the half way line because a player in an offside position there was running towards the ball after a teammate passed a long ball down to the goal line. The referee would wait to make sure that no other attacking team...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/5/2023

Fred Wild of Chesterfield , MI United States asks...

Thank you! But Also, This brings up a similar scenario: So, by this logic, if striker B has the ball and striker A is in offside position past the 2nd to last defender but then striker B now dribbles the ball past striker A and past the D (making the...

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