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Law 11 - Offside 3/11/2018

George of Heraklion, Greece asks...

Today there was a difficult decision to be made in a game for the first place in Greek championship game. I would like to hear a professional answer was it a goal or not;thanks a lot.
https://youtu.be/CBc19PQUtwI
It's a short video of the gam...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/10/2018

Jim Laydon of Iron Mountain, MI USA asks...

An attacker is in an offside position just over the half way line. A long pass is sent. The attacker runs toward the ball and gains possession at the top of the 18. Should the flag and reset be near the halfway line where the attacker started runn...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/7/2018

Alex Camacho of Temple City, CA USA asks...

I was watching a youth game and there was a goal called back from an assistant referee. Looking at the play, I could only surmise that the AR called offside on the play. After the game I asked the ref team about the play and the AR said the green/y...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/5/2018

Rupert Handley of Perth, Western Australia Australia asks...

Hi.
Ive got a question regarding offside.
Lets say your offside. If you directly are involved in play, you will be called back for offside. What exactly constitutes "being involved in play"? If you are offside, and you do an air kick (when yo...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/4/2018

David Mason of Trowbridge , Wiltshire England asks...

Hi ATR team.

So, I was watching an English premier league game between Arsenal and Manchester City. A free kick about 40 yards out resulted in a defensive line jostling with an attacking line - the defensive line playing high to instigate a ...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/1/2018

MARV of Bowmanville, Ontario Canada asks...

Regarding Offside and the terms Save and Played. The term Save is fairly straightforward.

Played is defined as 'Action by a player which makes contact with the ball'.

In every 'non-save' situation where the defender makes contact ...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/23/2018

Tj of Sydney, Nsw Australia asks...

if a goalkeeper throws the ball from his penalty are is it classed as a kick in regards to offside. So if the keeper has a long throw and the attacker stands in an offside position and the keeper throws it and hits him on the chest with no other play...

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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...

I believe you.
It makes sense.
Had simply never heard it discussed, written about or communicated in any way until now.

Another reason why I like this site.
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