Key Points • What is the offsides rule • What is an offsides position • What is an offside offense and sanction
Definition of Offsides • The player is closer to his opponents’ goal than both the ball and the second to last opponent.
Offsides Position • The forward is in the starting position behind the defense • If the ball is passed to him he’s offsides
Offsidesoffense & sanction • If an offsides offense is called. • Ball is turned over to the defensive team. • Defensive team is awarded a direct kick near the area where the offsides occurred.
Review • What is offsides • Offsides position • When it’s not an offside offense • What happens when the offsides call is made • What is a direct kick