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Law 11 - Offside 6/15/2018

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...


I have one video from match Portugal-Spain. It is free kick before Costa's second goal.

Video (2nd half, in time 10:10):

Why did the refer...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/7/2018

Jason lewis of Cardiff, Wales Wales asks...

If a attacking player is standing in an offside position but the ball comes off a defender is he in a offside or can he play it...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/21/2018

Eric Baughman of Mansfield, Connecticut United States asks...

Offside question - attacker with speed takes a shot which is rebounded. His momentum carries him off the field over the goal line. Goalie and a defender are standing on the goal line. The ball is shot again (while attacker is still off field) and reb...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/20/2018

mary ramirez-de-arellano of damascus, maryland USA asks...

In the book 'Preventive Officiating by Randy Vogt' I just read the following:

'Even though players cannot be offside from a goal kick, offside could possibly be called if a teammate receives the ball directly from the goalkeeper's dis...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/6/2018

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

Attacker is fouled just outside the box. A teammate, who is in the offside position, stands right in front of the goalie. The kick is taken. As the ball goes in for a goal, CR blows his whistle for the obstruction. After the game, there is a friendly...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/3/2018

GREGOR GRAMLICH of LARGO, FL United States asks...

I need some clarification on this portion of Law 11: A PIOP receiving the ball from an opponent, who deliberately plays the ball, is not considered to have gained an advantage.


1. An attacking player plays a thru-ball to a...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/30/2018

Jeffrey Atkins of Morristown, Tennessee United States asks...

I agree with all of the answers given by the panel, but was the forward not already involved in play by interfering with the goalkeeper?

Dave said 'the keeper reacted quickly' and described both players as 'at full sprint.'

It seems...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/24/2018

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

In one of my games this past weekend there was a fast forward playing off the defender's shoulder trying to time runs in behind. At one point she was PIOP just inside the attacking half on the AR side as the ball was passed in behind. The keeper re...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/23/2018

Fuzesy Anatol of Sighetu M., Romania asks...

Hello,, i have a question about second goal. Why player with no.9 isn't considered as interfering with play sinde capp is going ...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/14/2018

Keith T of Las Vegas, NV USA asks...

On a windy day the GK made a high save with a PIOP. The ball went off the cross bar but due to the wind and spin, the GK made what I deemed a 2d save. The ball then fell to the PIOP and I flagged offside. Those 2 "saves" dont somehow reset the offsi...

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