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Law 11 - Offside 6/29/2017

J of Denver, CO USA asks...

This question is a follow up to question 26204:

Player A receives ball onside, dribbles forward past defenders, and shoots; Keeper B saves by ball deflection; Player A receives ball past second to last defender; and kicks ball into goal.
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Law 11 - Offside 6/22/2017

richard hawkins of seaford, new york usa asks...

1. is it possible to be offsides on a goal kick?
2. is it possible to be offsides on a goalie punt?...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/21/2017

Peter Cox of London, Ontario Canada asks...

Two attacking players have beat the last defender and are approaching the goalkeeper. Player A wants to pass to Player B. Can Player A provide a FORWARD pass for Player B to receive, provided Player B is level with, or behind, the ball at the time of...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/19/2017

Larry Kap of MIDDLETOWN, PA United States asks...

Where is the restart for an offside call? It was always where the player was originally offside. Has that changed? Is it now where he/she actually touches the ball like I've been told by some partners?...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/4/2017

Fred Plenn of Seaville, NJ USA asks...

If the goalie is out of the box and there is one defender between the goal and the player the ball is passed to, how is offside interpreted. Does it need to be 2 players from the opposing team between the goal and the offensive player in that situat...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/31/2017

Gary Graham of Glasgow, Scotland asks...

If a player is running through to a ball is onside and a player who is in an offside position but not interfering with play makes a move towards the ball but does not play the ball, is he offside and a foul given ...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/19/2017

Mike Hickman of Pulaski, Virginia USA asks...

To elaborate O1 starting running toward where the deflected ball landed and in my opinion would have been the first player there. It was a possibility he could have tripped and fallen (but highly unlikely) and so in my judgment, his being able to get...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/18/2017

Mike Hickman of Pulaski, Virginia USA asks...

OFFSIDES: Two offensive player (O1 & O2) were on an attack...which was repelled. The defense was advancing the ball toward the opposition's goal when they lost possession and O3 gained possession. O1 and O2 are both in offsides position now. O3 takes...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/16/2017

Frank of Hobart, Tasmania Australia asks...

Hello,
follow up question to offside.
If a player in an OSP receives the ball from a team mate which is deflected by a mislead interception by an opponent is judged as NO OFFSIDE OFFENCE. Could it be considered that the GK saving a shot that ...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/15/2017

John Vane of Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire Uk asks...

Hi
If the attacker plays a through ball to his mate who is in an Offside position , but then the Defender tries to intercept, but unfortunately slices it through to the lad, is he then offside, or not ???
I recall a few seasons back, that it ...

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