offside


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Synonyms for offside

(sport) the mistake of occupying an illegal position on the playing field (in football, soccer, ice hockey, field hockey, etc

illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck

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But apparently in the VAR it was offside, I don't know?
I thought it was a dive, that is my opinion and the referee thought it was no offside and no dive and he gave a pen.
He's blocking my view when the ball comes across him, he's blocking Christian Fuchs' view in making an attempt for the ball, so he's offside.
There were other contentious decisions on the night, including Casemiro avoiding a red card for a late foul on Bayern's Arjen Robben when already booked and an offside against Robert Lewandowski in the second half when the Polish striker was well placed.
BOOKED 2 SENTOFF 0 ONTARGET 4 OFF TARGET 10 HIT W/WORK 0 CORNERS 3 OFFSIDE 0 FOULS 12 HULL Diomande 45 Snodgrass 57 ATTENDANCE: 21,037 Hull: Jakupovic, Elmohamady, Livermore, Davies, Robertson, Meyler, Huddlestone, Clucas, Snodgrass, Hernandez, Diomande.
The law reads: "The offside player is considered to be taking part in the game if the player is in front of an imaginary line across the field which is 10 metres from the opponent waiting to play the ball, or from where the ball lands or may land.
It's just a question of holding yourself back, and a great example of that was the Millwall goal when Ruben Lameiras held his pass to Adam Armstrong who had run offside and then re-adjusted.
Benteke's close-range finish at Anfield was allowed to stand by referee Craig Pawson after assistant Harry Lennard failed to penalise Philippe Coutinho, who was stood in an offside position and attempting to play the ball.
The Latics manager was furious that Branislav Ivanovic's opener midway through the second half was allowed to stand with the Serb clearly offside when he turned Raul Meireles' cross home.
SUNDERLAND boss Martin O'Neill was from happy about Craig Gardner's 'goal' being chalked off for offside.
London, Jan 05(ANI): The new 50 pence coins, which are a part of the Royal Mint collection will clarify football's offside rule during the London Olympics
A second Boardley penalty brought Kendal to within a point midway through the half, after Nuns were offside at a ruck, but on the stroke of half time, Chapman replied with a penalty for the visitors after Kendal ventured offside.
FRANZ BECKENBAUER was a wonderful player, but I disagree with him when he says the offside rule is too complicated and needs changing.