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4 Reasons Why We NEED The Offside Rule (In Football)

Last updated on December 1st, 2022As a football fan, there is a huge possibility that you have witnessed the nuances of the offside rule. Such scenarios regularly occur in several football matches. You may have been frustrated multiple times by the referee’s whistle to cancel your team’s goal due to offside, or even relieved when …

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How Is Stoppage Time Calculated In Football? (Explained)

Stoppage Time Football

A football match rarely ends exactly at half-time, irrespective of the events that occurred during the game. In almost all matches, the referee will add a few minutes after the 45th or 90th minute. These additional minutes are a matter of serious business like the rest of the game, especially since the game’s outcome still …

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Can You Get A Yellow Card For Showboating? (Explained)

Can Football Players Get A Yellow Card For Showboating

Last updated on August 29th, 2022While you are watching a football game, you may see some players performing dribbling tricks to get past the defender. However, there may be scenarios where the football player is considered to be ‘showboating‘, which can be seen as disrespectful. Can he get a yellow card, and is showboating an …

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What Dead-Ball Situations Can You Score Directly From In Football?

Football Dead Ball Situations

Last updated on October 24th, 2022Dead ball situations are an important part of football. Many teams would spend hours creating dead ball routines on the training ground with the aim of scoring from them. However, you may wonder if it’s possible to score a goal from certain dead-ball situations, so here’s a guide for you: