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Law 11 - Offside 2/21/2018

Jay of Slater, Missouri USA asks...

Is the attacker offside if the ball he strikes hits the goal post and comes directly back to the Attacker without the ball touching the Keeper. No other player is in front of the Attacker....

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Law 11 - Offside 2/21/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Something referee Jason Wright said brings up question.

Suppose the attacker is in an offside position, and a defender has his arms wrapped around the attacker.

1) If the defender does this before the attacker's teammate kicks the b...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/21/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

So the arms and hands are not considered as part of the defending players body in regard to offside.

Have never heard that before.

Have never had a branch coach explain that, and have never heard this in any broadcast of a match w...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/20/2018

Chris Bradley of Gibsons, BC Canada asks...

A forward is in an offside position and close to a defender. The ball is played by a team mate to the forward, but is intercepted by the defender who gains control of it. Is it lawful for the forward in the offside position to immediately challenge f...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/20/2018

Chris Bradley of Gibsons, BC Canada asks...

At our referee meeting we were shown a video clip (I think from a women's World Cup game) demonstrating an offside play. The ball was played forward and a defender attempted to clear the ball in the opposite direction, but sliced the ball and it went...

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2/19/2018

Ali Asger of Pune, MAHARASHTRA India asks...

So I was refereeing a cup final in my city yesterday. 21 out of the 22 players were on the field and ready for kickoff while only the Blue goalkeeper was taking his own sweet time to get on to the field for no justifiable reason. This delayed the ki...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 2/19/2018

Ahmad of San Francisco , California USA asks...

Hello,
We played a game that was tied 2-2
A penalty shootout took place. The opposing team took their 5 shots and scored 3 goals. Our team took 4 shots and scored 3 goals. The ref missed the fact that our team had to take the 5th shot and dec...

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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...

Re: Joe McHugh's video examples.

The first one https://vimeo.com/106949742 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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