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Law 11 - Offside 9/7/2019

Steve of NOVA, USA asks...

I have a couple scenarios which seem to have some grey area.
Attacking player A is in an offside position by a half foot or so when the ball is kicked. Defending player deliberately sticks foot out in a kicking motion to try to block the p...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/6/2019

Mehdi of Tus, The Greater Khorasan Iran asks...


First of all, excuse me for the inconvenience of the link. But I had to find the best view for you guys to be able to judge this decision.
My question is, sh...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/28/2019

Marco of Fort Worth , Tx USA asks...

On a pk, if the goaly block the ball it goes of his hands into the post and comes back out, the kicker then tries to control with his chest but can the goaly comes out he then give the ball to a player who is infront of him at the time of the pass an...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/27/2019

Edmund of Johannesburg, South Africa asks...

Good day. This is a question about offside. Is it offside if attacker is in front of a defender and GK, but the GK has a foot behind his goal line? Does GK being behind his line mean he's not counted for offside purposes?...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/20/2019

Jason of Taber, Alberta Canada asks...

Offside! A free kick is taken, players A&B are in an offside position,when the ball is played, player C runs past the wall and past A&B the ball hits player C in the back dropping to player A who was originally offside when the free kick was taken ...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/20/2019

Pete of Gloucester, UK asks...

VAR offside. In the Wolves v Man Utd game the offside VAR pictures showed the vertical line to assess whether the player was in an offside position taken from a line aligned with the back of the ball. I thought the rule was if the player is in front ...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/19/2019

John Ashworth of cambridge, Cambridgeshire UK asks...

As I understand it, a player is offside if he is in an offside position at the moment that the ball is kicked by the passing player. That moment is when the passing player's boot first touches the ball.
VAR imagery concentrates exclusively on the...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/15/2019

bryan wade of cincinnati, OH USA asks...

I am in an onside position when the ball is played to my team mate, during the flight of the pass to my team mate I drift offside.
The ball strikes my team mate in the back of his head whilst I am still in an offside position.
The ball travel...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/10/2019

Peter of Hjorring , Denmark asks...

Im a bit unsure about an incident in todays Man City match but its quite possibly just a misconception. I was under the impression that a player was offside if any part of his body that he can score with is in front of the second last defender. Well ...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/30/2019

Eli of Tel Aviv, Israel Israel asks...

I'm asking about a doubt regarding offside offense.
Attacking Player A is in an offside position while his teammate is shooting the ball.
The ball goes directly to the body of a defensive player A, from his body it jumped to anothe...

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