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Law 15 - The Throw In 8/1/2018

Peter Babbage of Hjorring , Denmark asks...

Recently in a girls game she took a couple of steps towards the touch line . She then did a forward somersault and hurled the ball forwards. As far as I could tell when releasing the ball she had both feet on the ground, , the ball went directly over...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 7/2/2018

Yo Mama of Ridgefield, WA United States asks...


On the first day of fall season I reffed a Girls U-14 in the evening. The visiting team was from another town with which we have had difficulty on the infrequent occasions that we play them.

The visiting fans voiced objec...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 6/24/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I sometimes am bothered for a few days by a call I made (or didn't make) in a game, even if it had no bearing on the outcome.

As much as possible, I like to get things right - so if I mess up and can't fix it immediately, I vow to learn fro...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 6/16/2018

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

We had a friendly debate among two senior referees today.

Tge play in question, an attacker,on a throw in, uses the defender. Throws ball into the back of an unaware defender, and tge player throwing in takes advantage of the ball bouncing.<...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 6/13/2018

Hassan Firaz of Male, Maldives asks...

How many seconds a player can take for throwing? Some players take several times. What can referee do if he feels that's too much time? thank u

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Law 15 - The Throw In 5/8/2018

david petri of omaha, ne usa asks...

player ready to throw in, but coach yells for another player to take it. Player holding ball lowers it to waist level and tosses it to player running to touch line, but still in field of play.
illegal throwin or not?...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 5/1/2018

Coach John of West Chester, PA USA asks...

Thanks to all of the replies! I wanted to double check before next practice so I can explain & prepare the team. I tried to clip the video segment to show the whole throw but I'm not great with editing. However, her mechanics, foot placement, and ...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 4/30/2018

Coach John of West Chester, PA USA asks...

Throw-in from above and behind the head; how far back does a player have to bring the ball? We had a player called for improper throw because she didn't bring ball back far enough (ie to her shoulder blades). Seems like a trifling call to me.

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Law 15 - The Throw In 4/21/2018

Keith Goddard of Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi UAE asks...

Taking a throw in, the ball first lands outside the field of play then bounces into the playing area. Should play continue or should the throw be taken again or is it a foul throw and possession goes to the opposition?...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 4/1/2018

Pete of Birmingham, United Kingdom asks...

If ball boys are not being used for retrieval of the ball, are they allowed to provide towels for players taking throw ins?...

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