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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 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.


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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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Law 11 - Offside 2/21/2020

Kyriakos of Limassol, Cyprus asks...

First of all thanks for replying.
According to the law you sent:

could the ref consider that the defender was trying to prevent a goal, as the ball was headed towards th...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/20/2020

Kyriakos of Limassol, Limassol Cyprus asks...

Hello to everyone,
in the following link starting at 6:02 is a goal disallowed at the beginning as offside. The referee took the decision to ignore his assistant and count the goal but after a long discussion they decided to call it offside. I th...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/19/2020

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

From Reuters:
'FIFA's head of global development Arsene Wenger will attempt to make a major change to the offside law which could end a run of contentious decisions in the game since the introduction of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).


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Law 11 - Offside 2/18/2020

Dave Hannah of Halifax, West Yorkshire England asks...

In the Wolves v Leicester match the Boly goal was disallowed for Neto being offside.

However I thought that Law 11 states that you cannot be offside from a corner. Jota plays the corner to Neto (in an 'offside' position - but see Law 11) ...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/2/2020

Demetrios of Limassol, Cyprus asks...

Hello there, reference video concerning the match AEL v APOLLON 2-0 for the Cyprus league dated Feb2, 2020.At 9:25 in your opinion was it a penalty or offside? Was it maybe nothing of the above? Thx a lot/Demetris ...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/2/2020

Lek Unok of Hua Hin, Prachuabkhirikhan Thailand asks...

In the recent USWNT vs Haiti Olympic Qualifying game, Haiti had a goal disallowed, apparently for offside according to the commentary. The assistant referee does seem to be making the flag signal for an offside offence but the ball came in from a cor...

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Law 11 - Offside 1/8/2020

Henok of Hawassa, South Ethiopia asks...

My question is in law 11 about deflection ball is offside or onside....

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Law 11 - Offside 12/18/2019

Mike Devo of Apex, NC USA asks...

I have a question regarding the offsides call in the La Liga El Classico game on Wednesday. Ferland Mendy was ruled offsides by a hair but the question I have is regarding Gareth Bale's position. When the ball was kicked to Mendy Bale was at least ...

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