The introduction of video assistant referee (VAR) in the Premier League is generally a good thing, but the off-side rule
should now be changed to have clear daylight between the last defender and attacker.
I used to believe that women thought the off-side rule
was about a bit on the side until I discovered Smirnoff!
I can tell you the off-side rule
and point at the 18-yard box in my sleep.
If you're desperate to avoid any chat about the off-side rule
then pack up some drinks in the Halfords 40 Litre Coolbox (now PS85, save PS25), and head out for a day of quiet contemplation.
You can't organise a football game if one team decides unilaterally to opt out of the off-side rule
I've been told he should have an agent, that he's a 'Messi in the making', that the fact he is two-footed and doesn't look at the ball when he dribbles is terribly advanced for his years, all by dads who know stuff and almost certainly haven't had the off-side rule
explained to them 42 times until their eyes glazed over and are still none the wiser.
There is no off-side rule
and the football has ball bearings inside so the players can hear it.
Before you know what you are doing, you will be thinking three-four moves in advance, plotting and planning passes and shuffling players around even as another player controls the ball - incidentally, the off-side rule
is implemented strictly so you cannot just plant one of your players a few feet from goal and bunt the ball to him.
No official score is kept of the goals which a team scores, and there is no off-side rule
'Time-dilution' takes effect, with talk of 'Friday Night Conquests at the Local Dance Hall', the 'negative effects of the off-side rule
' in soccer, and whether Spain or Mexico is 'best for the ultimate cold beer'.
For the public at large this is akin to debating the football off-side rule
while believing that the game is played with a golf ball.
Sven has been caught playing away again, this time with a secretary from the Football Association, and he hasn't been observing the off-side rule