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Law 11 - Offside 10/27/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Foul recognition

Can the panel please let me know what I am missing in regards to the disallowed Spurs in the recent UCL match.

At the 2.42 mark of the highlights clip link provided, a corner is taken by Spurs.
Ball is eventuall...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/22/2018

Sal of CHICAGO, IL USA asks...

A player comes back from an offside position from the opponents' half into his own half about 10 meters in before anybody touches or controls the ball and commits an offside offence. My question is, what is the best way for the AR to signal the offen...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/16/2018

Robert of Perth, Scotland asks...

If an attacker is in an offside position when the ball is played forwards to another attacker who isnt offside. But when the attacker who isnt offside runs through and passes it back to the other attack who was offside previously, would that be class...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/15/2018

James of Bakersfield, CA United States asks...

My question is in relation to the offside call when a ball is played through to an attacker who is in an offside position.. When should the flag be raised?

I've heard varying degrees of opinion on this over the last couple of years, and fou...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/12/2018

Ryan Brenneman of Charlotte , North Carolina USA asks...

Referee Dawson states in the referenced question that for offsides, what the defender does is not taken into account. Example: striker is PIOP at the PK mark. Rt wing carries past theoutside last defender and turns toward goal. Center defender sees s...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/5/2018

Dr Yott of Preston, UK asks...

Offside again :)

Defense push forward in a line with the ball leaving Attacker1 on edge on penalty spot in an offside position.

Attacker2 tackles, wins ball, dribbles forward to goal line / corner (ball now ahead of Attacker1) and p...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/2/2018

patrick of richboro, pa usa asks...

If the ball carrier is not offside but one of his teammates is in an offside position but the ball carrier never passes to him can he ever be called offside?...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/29/2018

Ralph of luton, beds england asks...

If a player is running back from an offside position, not interfering with the ball, and a shot comes in and the keeper saves it. The said player then turns (the player does not get on the way of the keeper or his sight of the shot) an shoots and sco...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/26/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

At our 2018 refresher course, there was a FIFA clarification that for the purpose of offside, the 'last touched by a team-mate' would be timed to be at the start of the touch, rather than the end.

We no longer get free Law books, so I can't ...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/25/2018

Brian of Brooklyn, NY USA asks...

Is there off-side from a GK punt or throw? Does it matter which half the GK's teammate is in?


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