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Law 15 - Throw In 3/20/2016

John Dizonno of Buffalo Grove, IL usa asks...

On a throw in, the player facing the field deliberately twists their body to fake out the defending team on the throw in; is that legal?...

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Law 15 - Throw In 2/27/2016

Josh miller of new orleans, LA usa asks...

On a throw in the player throwing the ball in needs to have both feet on the ground during and until the throw is completed. If this true please explain how the flip throw is legal. The player throwing the ball in leaves his feet, places his hands/...

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Law 15 - Throw In 2/16/2016

Jim of Bellevue, WA USA asks...

On the throw in the thrower steps entirely onto the field(over the line). What is the proper restart for the other team? ...

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Law 15 - Throw In 2/2/2016

Keith of Lake Worth, Florida United States asks...

If a player attempts a throw-in using bad mechanics (such as lifting a foot) but the ball never enters the field of play, is the player allowed to re-take the throw-in, or does the ball go to the opposing team? My thought is the player is allowed a...

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Law 15 - Throw In 1/30/2016

Chris of Liverpool, England asks...

Can a ref award the throw in the other way if they indicate that the player is taking too much time? ...

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Law 15 - Throw In 10/20/2015

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

Is there a trick of the trade when calling a bad throw-in? I referee in a league where the closer I pay attention, the more I fail to see what some of my colleagues are calling. It feels almost as if most are just giving in to obnoxious coaches and ...

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Law 15 - Throw In 10/10/2015

John of Temple City, Ca USA asks...

I know you cannot score directly from a throw in, but what is the call if on the throw in, it goes into the goal, but the keeper touches it prior to it going in?...

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Law 15 - Throw In 9/27/2015

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I've noticed that, in AYSO, a player goes to chase a ball & then tends to go back perpendicular to the touchline, even though the ball was traveling diagonally. As a CR, I usually point to the approximate location of the exit, but the coach is usual...

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Law 15 - Throw In 9/26/2015

Jay Leibowitz of Los Alamitos , CA USA asks...

several of us had a difference of opinion w/ re to whether a throw-in must be taken within one meter of the line... assuming that it is properly taken where the ball went out of play, can the thrower throw from as far back as they would like or must ...

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Law 15 - Throw In 9/8/2015

Al Sinopoli of Friendswood, Texas USA asks...

Myself and my AR discussed a U19 match where a team had a 'flip' throw-in specialist. The opposing team placed a single defender the required 2 yards away. When the player threw the ball in, the defender attempted to jump (once) to block the throw as...

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