Term: Offside rule

Definition:

The rule that aims to stop goal hanging by forcing players to receive the ball further towards their own goal than the opposing side’s defenders. Not understanding the offside rule is often stated as proof of women not really appreciating football.

Contributed By: Alex Case

Category: General

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