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Law 15 - Throw In 7/20/2014

Alex of Oslo, Outside US Norway asks...

Hello. I refereed a game yesterday when I awarded a throw-in. The player from the team that won the throw ended up sitting on the ground with both feet on the ground and outside the pitch.

The player picked up the ball and threw it otherwis...

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Law 15 - Throw In 6/29/2014

Scott of Chesapeake, Virginia United States asks...

I witnessed on many occasions during the season, a single player that appeared to deliver the ball during a throw in from over her shoulder. The benefit in her technique gave her an exceptionally long delivery of a spinning ball and, in my personal ...

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Law 15 - Throw In 6/27/2014

mike kelly of KELOWNA, British Columbia canada asks...

Law 15 throw-in, must be facing field with both feet ON or Behind the line? If the heels are on the line and the feet are on the field, you state this is legal, I disagree. If that is the case, then if a player has his heels on the center line and h...

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Law 15 - Throw In 6/11/2014

Russell montgomery of Sydney, New South Wales Australia asks...

Often with throw ins the ball is delivered rather softly and travels only around 4-5 yards/metres, whereby the opposition call for a foul.
I dismiss the request advising the mechanics of the throw was good - irrespective of the distance it trave...

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Law 15 - Throw In 6/7/2014

alex of richmond hill, ontario canada asks...

Joe's answer might have cleared up my years of confusion regarding 'delivers the ball from behind and over his head'. My understanding to that statement is you hold the ball behind your head with both hands, then swing the ball forward and only relea...

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Law 15 - Throw In 6/6/2014

Paul of Paramus, New Jersey USA asks...

As a follow up to question #27614 is a referee at any level allowed to stop play before a throw in to ensure that is taken from the right spot?...

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Law 15 - Throw In 6/6/2014

Karine Boundy of St. Thomas, Ontario Canada asks...

Excuse my naitivy.
Does the goal keeper have to be outside the crease to receive the throw in?
Can I use my hands receiving the throw in?
Or do I just use my body?

I'm asking as our team's gone from FUTSAL to 5 on 5 and a...

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Law 15 - Throw In 6/5/2014

Brian Miner of CHELMSFORD, MA USA asks...

Legal Throw-In? Proper Restart?

Playing field was lined for multi-sport with multiple colors (WHITE, BLUE, GRAY, YELLOW). We were playing WHITE. BLUE Lines were about 1-2 feet inside WHITE and part of the pitch for this match.


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Law 15 - Throw In 6/3/2014

Padraig of Sydney, nSW Australia asks...


Has the throw in rule changed in the last ten years or so?
I believe that you can throw the ball downwards now as previous throw ins were not an advantage. This would mean throwing the ball from the top or your head or releasing it ...

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Law 15 - Throw In 6/2/2014

Karine Boundy of St. Thomas, Ontario Canada asks...

Can the goal keeper take a throw in from the side?...

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