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League Specific 2/18/2018

Vik of Exeter, UK asks...

Hypothetical Question.

Team Red is leading Team Blue in the championship by 3 points and a goal difference of plus 7.

They play each other in the final game of the season.

In the game, within the first 20 minutes Team Red...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/18/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

A follow-up response to Joe McHugh's recommended video on wait-and-see offside: is a close example of my 'grey area' problem. The Red PIOP is likely to get to the ball first and is committed to the run.


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Law 11 - Offside 2/18/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Re: Joe McHugh's video examples.

The first one is a fairly close example of my 'grey area' problem.

Yes, the Red PIOP is likely to get there first and seems committed to the run. The angle and pace of the...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/18/2018

Graham of Derbyshire , England asks...

Does an opponents arm/hand keep an attacking player onside, I understand that the attacking player arm/hand does not deem him offside....

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Law 11 - Offside 2/16/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Offside 'wait and see' question.

For the last few years, we have been advised to 'wait and see' where the potentially offside pass is going to end up, before raising the flag.

If the ball is safely going to the keeper; the defence c...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/16/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Your answers bring up a related question. On page 94 of the 2017-2018 LOTG, it states that a save, for purposes of determining if offside is reset is 'when a player [defender] stops, or attempts to stop, a ball which is going into or very close to t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/15/2018

Scott of Perth, WA Australia asks...

An attacker player had a shot on Goal bounce of crossbar straight down.. A defendeing player thought it was a goal ( I didnt see if the ball went in Or not) so he pick the ball up. The referee stop play and sent him of for dogso by handball. And awar...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/14/2018

Larry of Danville, CA USA asks...

In your response to Question 32233 you quoted IFAB 'a player in an offside position is moving towards the ball with the intention of playing the ball and is fouled before playing or attempting to play the ball, or challenging an opponent for...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 2/13/2018

andrew elliot of palm coast, FL United States asks...

why are players now allowed to enter the penalty area before the kicker has taken a penalty kick? I have had spot kicks re-taken because of encroachment but that doesn't seem to be the rule now....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/13/2018

engin of olympia, WA United States asks...

starting at 4:04 a tricky situation. clear handball, referee decision was offside due to orange jersey being in the trajectory of...

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