Linesmen just can't help getting it wrong

 作者:莘桌     |      日期:2019-03-07 06:08:05
By Frank van Kolfschooten in Amsterdam SOCCER fans and players should stop telling linesmen to get their eyes examined. They can’t help making errors when judging offside. A player is offside if, when the ball is passed, there is only one member of the opposition—usually the goalkeeper—between him and the goal he is attacking. To find out why match officials so often seem to get offside decisions wrong, Raôul Oudejans and his colleagues from the Free University of Amsterdam asked three professional linesmen to assess 200 potential offside situations,