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Fifa Modifies Offside Rule After Too Many Women Say They Know It

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In bid to ensure women can no longer show men up in pubs all over Britain by claiming they have mastered the complexities of the offside rule, FIFA today announced they are rewording and tweaking it:

http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/blogs/pitchside-europe/fifa-words-offside-rule-tweaks-clarify-confuse-100346024.html

Women, know your place -- look away now (please).

‘INTERFERING’ – OLD WORDING

“interfering with play” means playing or touching the ball passed or touched by a team-mate.

“interfering with an opponent” means preventing an opponent from playing or being able to play the ball by clearly obstructing the opponent’s line of vision or movement or making a gesture or movement which, in the opinion of the referee, deceives or distracts an opponent.

INTERFERING – NEW WORDING

“interfering with play” means playing or touching the ball passed or touched by a team-mate.

“interfering with an opponent” means preventing an opponent from playing or being able to play the ball by clearly obstructing the opponent’s line of vision or movement or challenging an opponent for the ball.

GAINING AN ADVANTAGE – OLD WORDING

“Gaining an advantage by being in that position” means playing a ball that rebounds to him off a goal post or the crossbar having been in an offside position or playing a ball that rebounds to him off an opponent having been in an offside position.

GAINING AN ADVANTAGE – NEW WORDING

“Gaining an advantage by being in that position” means playing a ball…

•That rebounds or is deflected to him off the goal post, crossbar or an opponent having been in an offside position.

•That rebounds, is deflected or is played to him from a deliberate save by an opponent having been in an offside position.

•A player in an offside position receiving the ball from an opponent, who deliberately plays the ball (except from a deliberate save), is not considered to have gained an advantage.

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All that and its all down to a fairy waving a flag to make the decision.

and what is the 4th official for?

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All that and its all down to a fairy waving a flag to make the decision.

and what is the 4th official for?

Put transponders in the players boots for tracking, could do it by computer.

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    1. 1. Including the effects Brexit, where do you think average UK house prices will be relative to now in June 2020?


      • down 5% +
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