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Law 11 - Offside 4/27/2019

S of Syd, Nsw Aus asks...

Regarding offside. 3 years ago I would consider a play by a team mate in offside position but only to have a defender attempt to stop it with a poorly control play at defending with the ball rebound through to offside player. Gaining an advantage. I'...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/27/2019

Robert C Ross of Random Lake, Wisconsin United States asks...

In regards to offsides, if the defending players, except the goalie, push past midfield, am I right in understanding that the striker has to stay on our half of the field until the ball is hit? Or can they go past midfield? Im assuming this is the wh...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/17/2019

Peter Babbage of Hjorring , Denmark asks...

A player chips the ball in towards the forward who is in an offside position. As I understand it, if the ball brushes a defender, the receiver would be offside. If the defender stops the ball, passes back to the keeper to the forward , no offside. If...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/11/2019

paul of albuquerque, nm usa asks...

attacker A goes to kick the ball, defender B comes in and both kick the ball at the same time.. ball goes through the air to a player C who was in an offside position when the ball was kicked.

is this offside or not? if attacker and defender...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/7/2019

Peter J Murray of Sturminster Newton, Dorset United Kingdom asks...

During Arsenal's game at Everton today Jagielka was standing in an offside position by the Arsenal's goal line. A long throw in was taken and Jagielka moved into the play to head the ball over his head and subsequently scored a goal. Why was offside ...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/27/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

I'm still not clear on the (reasoning of the) following wording related to offside..

...until the next stoppage in play or until the defending team has played the ball towards the halfway line and it is outside their penalty area..


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Law 11 - Offside 3/24/2019

Samba Muleya of Choma, Southern Zambia asks...

Zambia vs Namibia disallowed goal played on 23/03/2019 afcon qualifier assistant referee signaled for offside because he regarded the player(defender) who has been lying down nearer to him AR for some good number of seconds as not to be the second la...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/23/2019

Samba Muleya of Choma, Southern Zambia asks...

Does an injured defending player lying on the ground play an attacking player onside ?...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/11/2019

Paris of Chalkis, Eubia Greece asks...

If a player A is nearer to the goal than any defender and passes to a teammate player B who is also nearer to the goal than any defender is it an offside and does the referee has to stop the rhythm of the game or is it his choice and has to make a de...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/10/2019

David Lovett of Royal Palm Beach, FL United States asks...

I am going to try to ask a simple question on a not so simple subject. Offside.

So Red team player A1 makes a pass to his teammate A2 whom is in an offside position.
As an AR we go into the 'wait and see' mode.

So scen...

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