Football Offside Rule Joke

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Football off side rule constantly baffles fans, players and referees – yet really it’s quite straightforward!


A player is offside if :-

He is nearer to the opponent’s goal line than both the ball and the second last player – except on alternate Saturdays when in addition the second last player must be facing in an easterly direction.


A player is not offside if :-

He is in his own half of the field,


He is level with the second last opponent,


The player, opponent and referee form an obtuse triangle as perceived by an imaginary linesman positioned on the Celestial Meridian.


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