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Law 11 - Offside 10/11/2017

Michael Justin of Sydney, NSW Sydney asks...

The ball rebounds off keeper and to a player in an offside position? is it offside? Does the rule change just because it is a keeper?...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/10/2017

Fred of phoenix, Arizona United States asks...

Based on the video that was sent in the follow up question, should he have been flagged for offsides?

video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBkFGhj7p2o&t=10m15s

He was near, but not involved in active play and the defender delibera...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/10/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA USA asks...

This issue of where a player off the field of play is considered for offsides is interesting to me, so I have a question about a hypothetical variation of this situation. So the player off the field of play is considered ON the end line for the purp...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/10/2017

Jordan Jackson of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

Quick question, if ball hits ref and is received by player in offside position, is it offside?...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/9/2017

Tom Schaller of Oak Park, IL USA asks...

Thank you all for responding. I did see the friend referee the next day and he admitted that he was wrong.

It was all around a strange day: first to see that he could be wrong and then in my subsequent game I had to remove a....... TURTLE f...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/8/2017

Tom Schaller of Oak Park, IL USA asks...

yesterday I had an interesting argument with a very knowledgable ref. Situation was:
-Blue attacking, forward close to the goal line puts in a nice cross, subsequently falling behind the goal line.
-Defender intercepts cross, brings it down ...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/2/2017

Dave Bermingham of Herndon, Virginia United States asks...

In one of my matches over the weekend my AR flagged for offside on a play where the OPP was chasing a ball that was clearly running through to the Goal Keeper. The GK gathered the ball as I waved down the AR's flag while the OPP was still 2-3 ya...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/1/2017

Jodi Goodale of Eagle Grove, IA United States asks...

The original question is about offsides during a THROW-IN. Since there is no offsides on a throw-in (unless I have missed a rule change), the player was not offsides unless a teammate touched it after the throw-in and before it got to the player in ...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/29/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA USA asks...

With regards to a player in 'otherwise' offsides position during a throw-in, I saw two occasions in the same game where a throw was made toward a player behind the second-to-last defender and offsides was called when the ball deflected off of only a ...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/28/2017

Aaron Speca of VIRGINIA BEACH, VA United States asks...

Good morning, Ask-the-Ref referees! Here's another interesting offsides scenario from last weekend's match ...

Black defender steals the ball and tries to play it back to a teammate. Ball goes slightly awry and winds up at the feet of a wh...

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