offside :

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

  • A Girl's Guide to Rugby accompanies each book; it doesn't just explain the meaning of offside and line-outs but also provides information about where to view matches they can .
  • FIFA deals with issues ranging from wars, riots, corruption and citizenship to the proper application of the offside rule.
  • Certainly, Holland's first score, a poacher's goal by an apparently offside Ruud van Nistelrooy, was no thing of beauty.
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  • Japan gives Italy a scare at Confederations Cup
    Japan's Maya Yoshida argues a linesman's call after a goal was disallowed due to offside during the soccer Confederations Cup group A match between Italy and Japan at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
    June 20, 2013 - The News-Times

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