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Law 11 - Offside
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Law 11 - Offside 6/8/2022

Marv of Bowmanville, Ontario Canada asks...

RE: Offside

Attacking team was awarded a DFK about 3 yards outside the top edge of the penalty area. I was the AR at this end of the field. Defending team set up a 7 man wall. Prior to the DFK one attacker positioned himself in an obviousl...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/7/2022

John B Munson of Jamaica Plain, MA United States asks...

As AR in a recent game, the CR overruled my call of offsides saying the defender intentionally played the ball and therefore negated the offense. In this case, attacker A was in an offside position when the ball was played to him through the air by ...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/7/2022

Peter of Ottawa, Ontario Canada asks...

There was an interesting offside question that has been bothering me since my game last night that has me questioning what is the correct interpretation of the rule.
A long ball was played towards a player in an offside position however right b...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/3/2022

Anthony of London, United Kingdom asks...

Hi all,

My question concerns the offside rule.
After a failed attack, a goalkeeper receives the ball and attackers leave the penalty area to return on their positions. If the goalkeeper releases the ball, it leaves the penalty area, ...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/30/2022

Bennett McElwee of Auckland, New Zealand asks...

IFAB "Guidelines for match officials" states:

"A player in an offside position (A) may be penalised before playing or touching the ball, if, in the opinion of the referee, no other team-mate in an onside position has the opportunity to pla...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/28/2022

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


one short 'offside' question, please.

Rule says: 'A player (B1) in an offside position receiving the ball from an opponent (A1) who deliberately plays the ball, ...... , is not considered to have gained an advantage, .......

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Law 11 - Offside 5/28/2022

Paul McGrane of LYTHAM ST. ANNES, Lancashire United Kingdom asks...

Two defenders challenge a forward for the ball and the forward doesn't touch the ball. The two defenders deflect the ball towards goal to an attacking player in an offside position. Is the attacking player offside because the pass by the defender was...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/21/2022

Gary Pratt of Aberdeen, United Kingdom asks...

Watched a game yesterday where offside was given. Rule states free kick is given even if offence is inside your own half. You can't be offside inside your own half so please explain what the offence is that allows a free kick to be taken inside your ...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/2/2022

steven hocker of Gardner, KS United States asks...

our team had a girl that was offsides at the time the ball was passed to her. It was called offsides, but the referee asked the side judge if the defender had touched or deflected the ball.

Not knowing much about soccer, I t...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/24/2022

Dom Maunder of saltash, england asks...

Why was Ronaldos goal against arsenal ruled offside when the lines var put on the screen showed he was actually onside? The arsenal players line was red and because united were in playing in blue, ronaldos line was blue. Did var get confused and thin...

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