The offside is a very fair rule and has only one disadvantage and that is, the linesmen and referee have to make their decisions in a split second, with the naked eye and they often make mistakes, giving goals that were offside and ruling out goals when they were onside.
The ball cannot be offside. Players can be in an offside position.
To be offside, you do not have to touch it. If you interfere with an opponent (e.g. possibly lunge at him) or gain an advantage by being there (e.g. recover a deflection off the keeper or goalpost) are also enough.
Offside was not introduced as a separate rule. English football has always had offside. The earliest sets of rules which were drawn up in the nineteenth century all included an offside rule.
No. A player cannot be offside directly from a goal kick.
In MLS they use the offside markers to see if a player is offside
Being in the offside position is not an offence. Only when the off side player touches the ball while offside. Then the ref will call the ball dead and a free kick will tack place.
An offside goal is one that is scored by an offside player. If the assistant referee is out of position, he may not realize that the scorer is offside and the goal may stand. Usually, however, offside goals are disallowed and the defending team is awarded an indirect free kick.
Yes, there is one which called Football Referee: .footballreferee.net
The responsibility of referee and assistant referee in football is to officiate the game. They are tasked with the duty of ensuring that there is fair play and they are the judges of the game.
Jesús Díaz - football referee - was born in 1954.
Philip Sharp - football referee - was born in 1964.
A score keeper. =D tennis ~ umpire football ~ referee
The offside rule is used in winter sports such as American football and ice hockey.
The defense, by definition, cannot be called offside. This is because the offside position is measured from the moment a teammate last plays the ball. If the ball is in clear possession of the other team, you cannot be called offside.
The head referee.
An player may not be guilty of an offside offense directly from a corner kick. The referee may change their decision about anything until play is restarted.
Football has a referee.
Sports such as ice hockey, field hockey, American and Canadian football, soccer and rugby have an offside rule.
They help the referee with offside decisions and signal a number of things, such as throw-ins and substitutions.
* offside rule * handball rule
Matthew Breeze -- A-League Football referee in Australia
Referee 2x Touch Judges (one on each side of the field, while one will watch for offside, the other will be looking for forward pass etc) Video Referee