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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/24/2016

Steven of Madison, Connecticut United States asks...

Delaying Restart - Throw-in -
On a run of play throw-in a defender approached the player taking the throw-in appeared to divert away but hung his leg to interfere with the throw in - player taking the throw delayed a step and on his second attem...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/22/2016

Erin Johnson of Oroville , wa usa asks...

During a throw in, can the player twist the body? Even if he throws directly over head, it kind of goes side ways from behind the head. Should reg call bad throw in?...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/16/2016

John O'Brien of Richmond, Surrey UNITED KINGDOM asks...

The law about throw ins is badly worded and can be interpreted in two different ways regarding the position of feet. One interpretation is that no part of a players foot can cross the side line and be on the field of play. Another interpretation is t...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/1/2016

Richard Duncan of Frostburg, MD USA asks...

I have seen several instances where the throw in never enters the field of play and the ball is awarded to the opposing team as a throw in. Since the throw in is a way to start play, how does the ball change possession when it never entered the fiel...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/1/2016

Vahid of Sydney, NSW AUSTRALIA asks...

Hi, is there any requirement for how far a player should be from the touchline when taking throw -in ?...

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Law 15 - Throw In 9/22/2016

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

Over the weekend, it was a very wet morning. A player initiated a throw in. As the ball was coming forward, both hands, from behind the head....just as the throw in was being completed, the ball slips out of the players hand and comes out a little aw...

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Law 15 - Throw In 9/7/2016

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Law 15.1 (throw-in) now specifically says the ball must be thrown with both hands. The explanation says this is to prevent a one handed throw with the other hand just guiding.

In the past, some referees would penalize a throw-in where the b...

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Law 15 - Throw In 9/6/2016

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I know what the Laws say about feet on or behind the line at throw-ins but is there any sensible reason why the line touch is allowed?

The sideline is part of the playing surface, unlike in basketball or gridiron football, so it would be log...

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Law 15 - Throw In 9/4/2016

david of town center, vt usa asks...

Years ago I was told ' For a throw in, feet must be behind, not on, the line. Now feet are allowed onto the interior of the field as long as they touch a portion of the line' Has the rule changed?

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Law 15 - Throw In 6/19/2016

Warren Mackie of Auckland, New Zealand asks...

During the throw in is it illegal to spin the ball? I constantly have players asking for a foul throw when the ball spins in the air, most of the time this is just a result of the wind or a slight spin on the ball when it leaves the hands which i bel...

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