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Law 15 - Throw In 5/27/2016

Rob of Flin Flon, Canada asks...

Can the opposing team score on a throw in if before going into the goal the goalie touches the ball attempting to stop the ball....

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Law 15 - Throw In 5/16/2016

Matt of Bristow, VA USA asks...

Had a very similar question (what does the ref do if the ball touches the ground prior to crossing the touchline) and looked at the LOG which do not address the issue specifically. However, the ATR states, 'If the ball touches the ground before ente...

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Law 15 - Throw In 5/12/2016

Jolene Peters of North Augusta, SC USA asks...

Is it legal for a player to make a throw in so that is bounces on the ground? The player has followed all the mechanics for feet, hands, taking the ball completely over the head, etc. The throw is not lofted, but directed toward the ground so as a te...

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Law 15 - Throw In 4/30/2016

Kai Huang of Doncaster, Victoria Australia asks...

What should be the method of restarting play when a throw-in goes straight out of bounds (without entering the field of play)?...

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believe, as I do, that the old FIFA Q&A's can be looked to for guidance (at least where their provisions have not been superseded by later law amendments) then you might like to consider that the 2006 Q&A had the following: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