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12/1/2022

Nick of LA, USA asks...

Did the ball go out of bounds in Japan vs Spain at the moment of the second goal?...

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12/1/2022

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

Hello,

one more quick offside question, please.

Rules say this:''The first point of contact of the ‘play’ or ‘touch’ of the ball should be used.''

Situation 1: The goalkeeper throws the ball. Where is the first point ...

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12/1/2022

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack , BC Canada asks...

To its credit, FIFA has made moves to make its language consistent throughout the book of laws, a recent example being how a goal kick is in play as soon as it is kicked… not when it clears the area, as in the past.

In this vein, let’s lo...

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12/1/2022

Marv of Bowmanville, Ontario Canada asks...

Oddly enough after I posted my question, I turned on the Canadian post-match TV report and immediately saw (Ontario Canada) FIFA Referee Joe Fletcher answering the same question. Referee Fletcher indicated that FIFA issued a policy statement prior to...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/1/2022

Michalis Manioudis of Bakersfield, CA USA asks...

I have a question about a phase happened in a recent game and I would like to have your explanation. The whole phase has 3 consecutive moments (i separate them for your better understanding). I would like to share with you the video, however the offi...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/30/2022

Peter of Stockton, CA USA asks...

Could you please explain why Greizmann's goal in the France / Tunisa game was ruled off side? From my perspective:

Greizmann was in an off side position when the ball was initially played in, but he played no part in the play. The ball is ...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/30/2022

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

The disallowed tying goal in the France-Tunisia game adds another wrinkle to the offside conversation.

Though VAR isn't concern for most of our reffing, I'd say it got it wrong here. Yes, Griezmann was clearly offside at the time of the k...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/30/2022

Marv of Bowmanville, Ontario Canada asks...

RE: France vs Tunisia World Cup 2022

In the final minute France scored a goal that was ruled offside. IMHO the Tunisian defender played the ball. Does deliberately playing the ball not negate the offside offence? Please give me your though...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/28/2022

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

I expected a little more from the World Cup. 0-0, 1-0, 0-0, 1-1, 0-1 - mostly a bit boring. But the Canadian players play very nicely and sympathetically. So I'm sorry for the results :-)

One more question, please.

The player go...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/28/2022

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

I’m wondering if I got it wrong all along or just not bang up to date.
I had this notion that if a player tries to score from an offside position (eg takes a swing at the ball or attempts to head it in whilst in an offside position that would be...

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