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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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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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