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Law 11 - Offside
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Law 11 - Offside 10/3/2023

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

I asked our head ref and we are not positive of this one: Striker A is in offside position but realizes it and moves back into a position that will be deemed onside when play resets. The teammate (striker B) never passed to another teammate and neve...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/29/2023

AEK Fan Club Of NY of ASTORIA, NY USA asks...

Several Questions from the video linked below:

1. 0349 team in blue scores a goal. The referee with the assistance of VAR and offside line claim offside.
Team in Blue said the lines were placed wrong. Instead of being on the player th...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/21/2023

Tyler of Vancouver, BC Canada asks...

Can an attacker be offside if both the kicker and the receiver are already past the second to last defender. For example, if the defenders are on the other end of the field and an attacker is standing by the penalty box. If an attacker with the ball ...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/30/2023

Jonathan Walston of Raleigh, North Carolina United States asks...

If a defender clears the ball from the defensive zone and it travels up the field, but deflects off an unsuspecting teammate about 10 yards ahead and then goes backwards to an attacking player in an offsides position, it is considered offsides? My o...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/23/2023

BRIAN CASEY of Newmarket, on Canada asks...

A player is in a offside position the defending player attempt's to play the ball, however the defending player misplay's the ball, and the ball goes directly to the player in the offside position. Is this player still considered to be offside???. ...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/19/2023

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Offside - what are we missing in this call.

In the recent Nottingham Forest v Newwe all know what that means).

With a new season of local park footy about to start down here, there ha...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/7/2023

LD Maya of San Mateo, CA USA asks...

Is a Player who took a throw-in, and not entered the field, counted for offside position? (please use LotG, FIFA or federation/league guidelines)

1. Throw-in is taken by Red2, on their own half, towards the Blue goal.

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Law 11 - Offside 2/18/2023

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

Thanks! One more thing please.

Part of the rule 1: 'Lines to be not more
than 12 cm (5 ins) wide.'

Part 2: 'A defending player who leaves the field of play without the referee’s permission shall be considered to be on the g...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/11/2023

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


one more situation, please.

The player returns to the field after treatment. When does the offside rule apply to him? Can it be off the field already? Perhaps immediately after permission to return?


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Law 11 - Offside 2/11/2023

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


one quick question, please.

Situation: The player leaves the field through the touchline during the game. Either he is completely off the field or only part of his body. This player is second to last and runs there for s...

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