A maneuver in which players on the defending team push upfield in order to put one or more opposing players into an offside position.
More example sentences
- They even told him where to stand in the offside trap.
- He was also repeatedly caught out by a well-policed offside trap.
- He was renowned for building his team on the meanest of rearguards, perfecting the offside trap along the way.
Definition of offside trap in:
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