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Law 15 - Throw In 12/11/2014

Muhammad musa Mallam-Madori of Mallam Madori, Jigawa Nigeria asks...

When a player throw the ball and the ball goes to the net and crossed the goalline,was it a goal?...

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Law 15 - Throw In 11/22/2014

Russell Montgomery of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

With regard to the throw in - Ref McHugh. makes the suggestion "
If the referee was unsure of the direction of the throw in he could also start with a dropped ball and allow the team to either contest it or not.
I have never heard of this ...

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Law 15 - Throw In 11/13/2014

Manoj Kumar M of Palakkad (Dist), Kerala India asks...

I took a free kick and the ball hit the opponent team goal post and went for throw. The throw belongs to which team ?...

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Law 15 - Throw In 11/11/2014

Clive Evans of Pranburi, Prachuapkhirikhan Thailand asks...

When the ball goes out for a throw in why do officials permit the throw to be taken at another point from where the ball went out? I saw a recent English premier league game where the ball went out after hitting the corner flag but the assistant watc...

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Law 15 - Throw In 11/10/2014

pete of floral park, new york usa asks...

Hi Guys,
I always enjoy reading your answers to difficult questions, my question is if a player fails to get the ball into play from a throw in it is retaken why does the same rule not apply to corner kicks i see kids kicking the ball on a corner...

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Law 15 - Throw In 11/6/2014

Alan Himmelstein of New York, NY USA asks...

I understand that, in a NFHS competition, if the ball fails to enter the field of play before it touches the ground, the ball is awarded to the opponent at the spot of infraction. However, what is actually the infraction and where did it occur? Is t...

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Law 15 - Throw In 10/31/2014

john charles of inverness, SCOTLAND United Kingdom asks...

are we allowed using a towel to dry the ball before taking a long throw?

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Law 15 - Throw In 10/28/2014

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


I have been enjoying your site for a few years now.

Recently I was AR at my daughter's game(due to a shortage of refs) on the coaches' side. Our center was a teenage boy. Her coach was very rude and disruptive through the...

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Law 15 - Throw In 10/26/2014

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, California Sacratomato asks...

A player on the red team makes a throw in. The ball lands on the line and a small part is still touching out of bounds. The ball is mostly inbounds, and travels along the line down the touch line. A player from the the other team picks up the ball...

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Law 15 - Throw In 10/24/2014

James Twitchell of Danbury, Connecticut United States asks...

Soccer: My fellow official called a foul throw in and it looked good to me (behind the head, smooth release,facing the field, right spot, feet on the ground) I asked him at half time why the foul? He said the player released the ball below his forehe...

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