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Is this player offside? [duplicate]

Considering all opposing players are on the left side of the pitch, is player 22 offside ? I drew this on paint so please pardon the laziness. Might seem odd as a question but all opposing players are ...
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Why was offside introduced, and are there reasons for keeping it?

The offside rule in football ( How is offside determined in soccer?) is the source of a large amount of goal-related controvesy, and is argued by some to diminish the entertainment value of the game. ...
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Can the second-to-last defender cause an offside by leaving the field of play?

I had a little conversation one of my football friends and we had this interesting situation come up during the conversation. As I understand the offside rule, the offending player should not be ...
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Is this an Offside according to FIFA rules?

I was looking at fifa offside rules which are here. In the slide/page 26 it explains about a NO offside scenario like this Do I need to consider that direction of the pass which in this case is ...
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Position of the Defense in Soccer Offside

Trying to learn the Offside rule. From what I gather Offside is when an offensive player gets behind the defense and takes a pass from another player. So, why doesn't the defense just stop around ...
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Offside Scenario with Goalkeeper in Other Half

Let's say the goalie (Team A) is way up the field (let's say for a corner kick late in the game)... He leaves one defender (Team A) parked on his 18 yard box... The opposing team wins the ball and ...
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Confusion on offside rule

While watching the Liverpool vs Manchester United Premier League game in January 2020, I got confused on the offside rule when Salah scored a goal. Salah was well offside when Allison passed the ball ...
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What are the rules regarding player movement in a lineout

What are the rules regarding movement of players in the lineout? I understand that there needs to be minimum distance between the 2 lines and that there needs to be a minimum distance between the ...
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What were the reason behind the current offsides rules in football (soccer)? Also why have they been changed throughout its history? [duplicate]

I know the offside rule in football, but how did the current ruling come about? Along history, there have been numerous modifications to this particular rule.
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Is it an offside in this case?

When two players are facing the goalkeeper alone. and the first player passes the ball to the second and he scores. notes: The moment when the ball was passed to the first player none of the two ...
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Offside or not?

In a football match, a forward walks back in an offside position, but not included in any play. Ball gets played from the middle of the pitch, a defender heads it and it goes to the forward 1 - ...