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Law 11 - Offside 1/27/2023

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

Thank you gentlemen. I will allow myself to conclude. This topic came to my mind when I watched Mbappe on the counter attack. Let's say the player runs at a speed of 30 km/h.

And now a bit of physics, which is taught here in elementary sch...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/16/2023

Damien of Athens, Greece asks...

This is a two part question regarding the handball rule. Yesterday the following situtation occured, .

White team was awarded a penalty since the defender kicked him.

My question though has to d...

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Law 11 - Offside 1/15/2023

Graham Dewey of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom asks...

My striker is in a offside position just in front of the two defenders.
The play is in our goal area, my defender clears the ball forward about 10yds inside our half , my strikers runs back towards our goal on our half of the pitch picks up the...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/8/2022

Tyler of Pitt Meadows, BC Canada asks...

What is an offside line? What does it do?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/5/2022

Peter of Stockton, CA USA asks...

Firstly, thanks for all that you do. It is really great to have a way of confirming one's thoughts.

Richarlson's foul / penalty, was that really a foul?

To me, Richarlson came from behind the defender and so the defender was not...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 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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Law 11 - Offside 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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