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- Aug 13, 2008
That is actually a very difficult thing to teach assistant refs to call (meaning young learners, not say, PL assistants), because it is very easy to get into the trap of simply watching the last defender and assuming the keeper.The other aspect that some fans fail to understand is that the two defenders don't have to include the keeper. It isn't the keeper plus 1 although it normally is.
We had a goal disallowed last season and there was an outcry from some because there was a defender on the line (so he couldn't be offside :unhappy. Our attacker was ahead of the keeper who had come out.