What if the defenders decide not to run back and mark the attackers, as to say they are offside therefore we will not play them. If that were the case we would need to call many more situations where players are in OSP not interfering with play.
>hmmm! It certainly has merits to go either way
>At 07:05 PM 7/25/03 -0700, you wrote:
>>oh geez. someone have Giovanni's old posting?
>>the pass is made forward. there are two players in an offside position,
>>say 15 yards past the defenders who are at the half line. an onside
>>player runs through to get the ball.
>>AFTER the onside player passes them the offside players follow. they are
>>ahead of the defenders. there is now a three on keeper situation.
>>unless my memory is incorrect (easily a possibility) Giovanni said that
>>one should whistle the offside for this. by being in an offside position
>>the two attackers took advantage of their position to create a three
>>person attack, not the one on keeper that would happen legally.
>>david, don't you remember this thread? I believe that it happened around
>>>Lee, could you elaborate on this one, please.
>>>Where is the ball?
>>>Who when passed it to whom?