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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 10/9/2019

John DiZonno of Buffalo Grove, Illinois USA asks...

With the new offside rules; if the attacking team takes a shot on goal and the goalkeeper makes the save and the ball goes to an attacking player in an offside position and the player scores a goal.
Is it a goal or is the attacking player offside...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/30/2019

Ian Dibdin of Falkirk , Scotland asks...

Attacker tries to play ball over the defense, however the attacker she was playing the ball to moved into a clear offside position, the ball over the top was partially headed by the defender trying to cut the ball out... the ball was deflected slight...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/23/2019

Eugene of San Jose, CA USA asks...

Regarding Law 11, what is the significance of the phrase 'gaining an advantage'? I see it causing confusion with referees and observers interpreting it as some kind of a loophole to call offside on players in the offside position before they get invo...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/22/2019

Neil of Centralia, Illinois USA asks...

There is a throw in to the attacking team in the defenses half. Two attacking players are in a position closer to the goal line than the defending players. Player A is closer to the goal line than player B. Player B receives the ball from the throw i...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/10/2019

Devery A Harper of NAPLES, FL United States asks...

Thanks guys. I have even more to digest and learn now. Deep down I knew I should have given a goal. Luckily the call did not effect the game.
When this happened and I saw attacker 1 let off, I did signal to the AR to lower his flag, which he did...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/9/2019

Devery A Harper of NAPLES, FL United States asks...

Call offsides or allow goal?

Two defenders tending to two attackers just past midfield. The ball gets played into space where attacker 1, who is offsides, is running onto the ball. When attacker 1 sees the flag raised, he stops his run a cou...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/7/2019

Steve of NOVA, USA asks...

I have a couple scenarios which seem to have some grey area.
Attacking player A is in an offside position by a half foot or so when the ball is kicked. Defending player deliberately sticks foot out in a kicking motion to try to block the p...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/6/2019

Mehdi of Tus, The Greater Khorasan Iran asks...


First of all, excuse me for the inconvenience of the link. But I had to find the best view for you guys to be able to judge this decision.
My question is, sh...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/28/2019

Marco of Fort Worth , Tx USA asks...

On a pk, if the goaly block the ball it goes of his hands into the post and comes back out, the kicker then tries to control with his chest but can the goaly comes out he then give the ball to a player who is infront of him at the time of the pass an...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/27/2019

Edmund of Johannesburg, South Africa asks...

Good day. This is a question about offside. Is it offside if attacker is in front of a defender and GK, but the GK has a foot behind his goal line? Does GK being behind his line mean he's not counted for offside purposes?...

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