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Question Number: 31267

Law 11 - Offside 2/16/2017

RE: Rec Adult

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

For those interested, here is a good set of scenarios to test your offside evaluations.

The answers come at the end.

Answer provided by Referee Joe McHugh

Hi Russell
I believe I posted this in response to an offside question some time ago to make the point just how difficult it is for an AR to get offside calls correct.
I believe on review in the English Premier a league that there is a very high percentage of correct calls. Unfortunately the few that are in error get the most attention.

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Answer provided by Referee Richard Dawson

Hi Russell,
you will note these are for the most part very tight and leaning forward and trailing leg plays a huge role! I will say this it is easier to make a non call and miss the offside then make the offside call for a non offside.

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