offside

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  • These two lines are used to judge if a player is offside.
  • Each of the English public school games had its own offside rule.
  • Each side scored goals, including the match winning goal, from what appeared to be offside positions.
  • Players without the ball must move into space, and must time their runs so as not to be caught offside.
  • Offside was then applied to attacking players from the half-way line only.
  • The match officials also missed an offside during the same phase of play.
  • This does not mean that an offside shall be called immediately.
  • It is similar to offside except when it occurs, the play is not allowed to begin.
  • Giovinco then had what looked like a fair goal ruled out for offside just before half-time.
  • Some public school games kept a very tight offside rule, thus making forward passing worthless.
  • If any individual player is in an offside position, their entire team is offside.
  • The offside rule is also similar to that observed in football.
  • Defending teams can also run anywhere they want as long as they do not start from an offside position.
  • There are no football rules such as offsides or forward passes.
  • An important feature is the offside rule whereby a player must be behind the ball before he can play it.
  • However, replays also showed that this goal should not have been given due to offside.
  • Unlike other forms of football, both games are notably distinct because of the absence of an offside rule.
  • No matter what kind of game he played offside, the raid itself must succeed absolutely. Cited from The Drums Of Jeopardy, by Harold MacGrath
  • The code was largely independent of the public school rules, the most significant difference being the lack of an offside rule.
  • Both association football and rugby union have an offside rule.
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Meaning of offside

  • noun (sport) the mistake of occupying an illegal position on the playing field (in football, soccer, ice hockey, field hockey, etc.)
  • adjective Illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck
    the touchdown was nullified because the left tackle was offside
  • adverb Illegally in advance of the ball or puck