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Law 15 - Throw In 4/7/2016

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I have 2 follow-up questions, please.

Referee Richard Dawson posted a video link (I think it's been posted before). The referee obviously thought it was accidental, although he might have been influenced by the fact that the 'victim' was ab...

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Law 15 - Throw In 3/25/2016

Peter Grove of Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire United Kingdom asks...

If you believe, as I do, that the old FIFA Q&A's can be looked to for guidance (at least where their provisions have not been superseded by later law amendments) then you might like to consider that the 2006 Q&A had the following:

'Is a play...

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Law 15 - Throw In 3/24/2016

Bill of Guilford, CT United States asks...

A player is about to take a throw-in.

When he starts his throw, he lowers his head so that his eyes are essentially looking straight down at the ground. He releases the ball thefore behind his head and not over his head.

Is that con...

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Law 15 - Throw In 3/23/2016

Fred Gerritsen of Utrecht, Utrecht Netherlands asks...

Throw In. Is it allowed to throw in on your Knees. Both feet are touching the ground....

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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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