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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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Law 15 - Throw In 6/22/2015

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

The Canada-Swiss womens' WC game got me wondering about a tactic to stop the thrower from walking the ball down the sideline, as the Swiss were often doing in that game.

We know the defender has to give the thrower 2 yards of space -- but 2 ...

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Law 15 - Throw In 6/9/2015

Dave Jones of Johnstown, Pennsylvania United States asks...

The ball goes out of touch, last touched by orange. White #8 picks up the ball, to throw it back in. The CR points to a location 10-12 yards further up the field where the throw in is to be taken. White #9 states he will take the throw in. White ...

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Law 15 - Throw In 5/19/2015

Patrick of Detroit, United States asks...

Law 15 specifies that the throw in be taken within one yard of where the ball leaves the field of play. Does this solely refer to vertical distance along the field of play? In other words, can a player perform a legal thrown in indefinitely far 'widt...

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