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Explain the following terms :

(i) Off-side

(ii) Dropped-ball

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(i) Off-side : A player is said to be in off-side if the player is nearer to his opponents. goal line than both the ball and the second last opponents in the half of his opponent or near the goal line of the opponent with less than two of the opponent team members in front of him. A player is not said to be in off-side if the player gets the ball due to throw-in, corner kick or goal kick. 

(ii) Dropped ball : A situation in which the match is restarted after being stopped for reasons not defined in the laws of the game. It is a method to restart play in a game of association football. It is designed to offer no advantage to either side, this is generally awarded when play has been stopped due to reasons other than normal game play or misconduct. 

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