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Law 11 - Offside 9/26/2017

Joe of Montreal, Canada asks...

Hello,

This question pertains to Law 11 - Offside. According to the Law, the offense is triggered by a player in an offside position 'playing or touching the ball'.

Given that IFAB laws are worded very carefully (and not wastefully...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/25/2017

Kainen of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

I'm just here to ask, with Lacazette's recent disallowed goal against stoke, the Defender's shoulder is hanging over his foot. If the offside line was to be from the defender's shoulder Lacazette would be onside, but it was from his feet and Lacazett...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/24/2017

Mike Perry of Shorewood, il us asks...

A player kicks a ball at the goal from an onside position and chases his own kick. The goalie tries to catch the ball but drops it in front of him. The player who first kicked the ball then kicks it in the net. Is it a goal or is the player offsid...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/24/2017

Nkuna H of Polokwane, RSA asks...

Can player of team A in front of goal be flagged offside if there's a player/ defender of team B behind the goalkeeper of the very same team B?...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/23/2017

Kyle of Luton, Beds UK asks...

Ball gets played through to striker who is 5 yards offside. He still runs for the ball and rightly gets flagged. He runs to within 2 yards of the ball, another player runs in, shouts leave it as he wasnt offside to which he gets a helpful nudge away ...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/19/2017

Muhammad Rizwan of Abbottabad, KPK Pakistan asks...

Sir, Hope you are well. Yesterday I was watching the local match here in my city and a goalkeeper kick the goal kick and it was directly taken by the striker / attacker from the head and forward it to his player who was in offside position. The Assis...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/12/2017

Nelson of Lancaster, CA USA asks...

I happened across this YouTube video, and there's a beautiful 30-yard shot at about 3:55... https://youtu.be/7MbDnCwboKM?t=3m55s

At the time of the shot, there's a white-team striker in offside position. I think it's interesting case to spur...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/10/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA United States asks...

An example of an offsides that should not have been called?

#9 blue is clearly in offsides position when the ball is played forward. #23 is just as clearly not in offsides position. #9 lets up as #23 goes after the ball and meets the keepe...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/9/2017

Peter Butts of Preston, UK asks...

In the game Man City v Liverpool 9 Sept 17 Aguero made a forward pass to Jesus for his second goal with no opposition players in front apart from the goalkeeper. - why was this not offside??...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/2/2017

Jorge of Valencia, Spain asks...

Hi,
I have a question related to the offside. If a player is right on the halfway line (but not over) when a teammate passes him the ball, the ref should call offside?
Thank you....

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