Three Rule Changes to Improve Soccer

I believe that there are three great opportunities to make the game even better, without changing the core nature of the sport. 1) Eliminate offsides for balls played from inside of 18 yards; 2) Revise the basic offsides rule on the rest of the pitch so that only one foot must be behind the defender’s back foot;
3) Require penalty kicks to be taken by the player who was fouled in the box.

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