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Law 11 - Offside 7/20/2019

Dave Mirren of Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia asks...

An attacker is standing in an offside position just beyond the halfway line.

A teammate plays a through ball, which the attacker chases, and touches near the opposing goalline.

Is the free kick awarded near halfway where the attacke...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/3/2019

Jennifer Ferguson of Rineyville, Ky United States asks...

After watching the women's World Cup game of the USA team versus England, my family had this question.
During one play the England team was called offsides. But before the play was stopped there was a collision in the box. The ref went to VAR to ...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/3/2019

Bevan Burgess of Ipswich, Suffolk UK asks...

Regarding VAR and offside. How do the VAR operators chose which TV frame to choose for measuring whether a player is offside or not? I understand that it should be when the player kicking the ball first touches the ball, but do they have the resoluti...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/3/2019

Michael Greenia of Dallas, Tx USA asks...

In today's match between USA and England, was not White (#18 England) offside on the play where she was fouled in the 79 minute of the match and England was awarded a penalty kick?

When the pass was initially made to Stokes, Stokes was onsid...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/25/2019

Joseph Frasca of Toronto , Ontario Canada asks...

Law 5 regarding advantage cannot be applied to law 11. This i have been taught and other refs here have confirmed my beliefs. Does fifa or any other league explicitly state that law 5 may not be applied to law 11?...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/21/2019

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


I have one simple question about 'offside line'.

Advice for referees says:'No part of the attacking player other than the arms may be nearer the opponents' goal line than the TORSO, HEAD OR LEGS of the SECOND-LAST DEFENDER.'<...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/19/2019

russell of Sydney, Kerr-stralia asks...

Offside or HB ?

Brazil had a goal ruled out by VAR, from what is being called as offside. Live commentary and post match reports suggest offside.
The Re...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/14/2019

Doug Crawford of Oakland , California US asks...

Hello fellow refs. This offside was ruled not offside and a good goal after VAR in Womens World Cup Australia vs Brazil 6/13/19 at about game time 65:35 in the 2nd half.

It is about 3:50 in this video and this looks the same as what we saw...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/14/2019

Steve Hampton of Davis, CA USA asks...

I'd like to see a little discussion of the non-offside call in the Brazil v Australia Women's Cup match. The play is here:

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Law 11 - Offside 6/11/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

The potential problem with delayed offside calls when VAR is in use.

The recent Australia v Italy Womens WC match highlights a potential major issue with the directive to hold off on indicating offside, until a goal is scored or play breaks ...

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