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Law 11 - Offside
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Law 11 - Offside 5/30/2024

Ryan of Hazlet, NJ United States asks...

Can a player be called offsides when one of their own teammates scores from a free kick? The “offside” player did not touch the ball, but did impede vision and movement of the defenders.....

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Law 11 - Offside 5/24/2024

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

Thanks!

I found one video that perfectly illustrates exactly what I mean.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-QMZ-i9le8

Endo in an offside position blocks a defender who is close to a player who later scores.


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Law 11 - Offside 5/23/2024

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

Hello,

one more offside question, please.

Situation 1:

Player A20 runs with the ball towards the goal. In doing so, A20 touches the ball several times. We assess five such offside situations (A20 touches).


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Law 11 - Offside 5/23/2024

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

Thanks!

A similar situation was in the European League final (at match time 90:00, potential penalty check)

Schick was in a small offside close to the opponent. The defender headed towards Hlozek. Hlozek was in contact with anot...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/22/2024

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

Hello,

I have one offside situation, please.

Player A20 passes the ball. A10 in offside position is close to B5 at this moment. The ball flies through the air. A10 runs towards the goal. B5 heads the ball. A10 is three meters aw...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/5/2024

IBRAHIM ISHIAKU of LOKOJA, KOGI NIGERIA asks...

Good day gentlemen in the house. My question goes like this. If three (3) attackers are in an onside possition and one of them received the ball from a team mate, and the three attackers passes the ball to each other till a goal is scored, till the g...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/25/2024

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

Hello,

one slightly stupid offside question please:-)

We know that an opponent's deflection does not reset offside.

Situation: Player A10 shots. His teammate A30 is in an offside position. The ball bounces off defend...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/7/2024

Fred of Hollywood, Florida United States asks...

I need your guidance. This happened recently and I am at a loss as to how to understand it from a LOTG perspective. The GK from Team A punts the ball to his teammate (A10) who was near the mid field. At the moment A10 touched the ball, a player from ...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/27/2024

Dean of Birmingham , Uk asks...

An attacker crosses the ball try to find a striker. The striker is an offside position but it is tight so the defenders do not know if he is definitely offside. The assistant referee can see that he is definitely offside.
Because it is tight, a...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/7/2023

Tyler of Vancouver, BC Canada asks...

Hello, offside question here. If a player kicks the ball from an onside position and it bounces off a defending player and at the moment it bounced off the defender the attacking player was in a offside position and he receives the ball (should be of...

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