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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 11 - Offside 11/6/2022

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


one offside situation, please.

'Player centers the ball into the box. The goalkeeper is boxing (or touching with fingers) this ball.'

Could this be a deliberate play by the goalkeeper? Can this and similar act...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/30/2022

Colin Allen of Chesterfield, Derbyshire United Kingdom asks...

A player takes a quick free kick but the ball is moving. A defensive player who is only 2yards away from the ball, blocks the pass.
What is the referee’s decision?...

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Mechanics 9/21/2022

Bob of Mesa, AZ USA asks...

When a player is cautioned and has to leave the field, is it required of the referee to give an explanation for the caution...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/27/2022

Muhennned ELSEYHO of Kahramanmaras, Türkiye asks...

Hi ,
I want to ask if a player had deluded his opponent that he was going to touch the ball and didn't ..

When jumping up, for example, he raises his hand but does not touch the ball .. to deceive opponents

What is t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/26/2022

Mühenned ELSEYHO of Kahramanmaras, Turkey asks...

Hello, does playing in a dangerous manner (without contact) inside the penalty area result in a penalty kick or an indirect free kick, and when does the referee raise the yellow card against dangerous play (without contact)?...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 8/25/2022

Ref of Nil, Australia asks...

Hi was there or is there still a rule regarding kicks from penalty mark where the ball hits the crossbar and both the goal posts ?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/19/2022

DAVID KUMLIN of SURRY, ME United States asks...

I'm always looking for things to read and watch to help me understand what makes a "good" slide tackle.
Jim Allen and other always include this statement in their explanation, "Remember, that it is not a foul if a sliding tackle is successful an...

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