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  • spindle9988 25 Mar 2013 14:39:55 3,503 posts
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    If thats the case then why cant you dribble it into the goal? I know penaltys have been passed before but that is to another player
  • spindle9988 25 Mar 2013 14:41:15 3,503 posts
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    @nickthegun

    So if it does come back off the woodwork and the same player taps it in, what happens?
  • nickthegun 25 Mar 2013 14:41:55 58,805 posts
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    According to wiki, its the same as a free kick in that the taker cant touch it until another player touches it.

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  • nickthegun 25 Mar 2013 14:42:49 58,805 posts
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    spindle9988 wrote:
    @nickthegun

    So if it does come back off the woodwork and the same player taps it in, what happens?
    I would imagine the same as a free kick. A foul is blown and a free kick is awarded to the other team.

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  • spindle9988 25 Mar 2013 14:43:59 3,503 posts
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    Wow. Ive watched football for years and have never been so stumped. It must of happened at one point or another
  • nickthegun 25 Mar 2013 14:45:24 58,805 posts
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    Im sure ive seen one come off the cross bar and the taker attempt to nod it in before.

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  • Deckard1 25 Mar 2013 14:47:37 27,197 posts
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    I thought it was fairly common knowledge that it had to touch another player before the taker can touch it again? I've always known that.
  • nickthegun 25 Mar 2013 14:50:07 58,805 posts
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    I always thought that as the ball was struck it entered normal play. I think its one of those things I have thought since I was a child, so have never updated the databanks.

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  • Tom_Servo 25 Mar 2013 14:50:51 17,330 posts
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    SuperCoolEskimo wrote:
    Roman detained in the US.
    Unsurprisingly, this is bollocks.
  • LeoliansBro 25 Mar 2013 14:50:59 43,229 posts
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    If that's the case nick what's to stop the taker teeing it up and dribbling round the keeper / tricking him / etc etc.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Trowel 25 Mar 2013 14:51:50 17,444 posts
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    Has definitely been covered by You Are The Referee, was also in a match in Roy of the Rovers :)
  • kalel 25 Mar 2013 14:52:11 86,392 posts
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    I'm with deck, this feels like basic stuff. Sorry.

    Next up, why you can't be offside from a corner (and why there's always some nob-head in the crowd who thinks you can't be offside from a freekick)
  • spindle9988 25 Mar 2013 14:54:06 3,503 posts
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    I didnt know about the penalty thing, and im still not sure. Any football fan should know why you cant be offside from a corner
  • nickthegun 25 Mar 2013 14:54:39 58,805 posts
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    LeoliansBro wrote:
    If that's the case nick what's to stop the taker teeing it up and dribbling round the keeper / tricking him / etc etc.
    It literally never crossed my mind until now. I dont really know how that possible, but there you go.

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  • LeoliansBro 25 Mar 2013 14:57:09 43,229 posts
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    I'm ashamed to say I don't know whether you can be offside from a throw-in :(

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • kalel 25 Mar 2013 14:58:13 86,392 posts
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    You can't
  • imamazed 25 Mar 2013 14:59:25 5,520 posts
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    The throw-in thing is probably my favourite football rule.

    What about everyone else. Do you have a favourite rule?
  • Deckard1 25 Mar 2013 14:59:56 27,197 posts
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    I always remember the shakey start Teddy Sheringham had to his Man U career, and in one of the games he hit the bar with a penalty and then tried to follow it up without it hitting anyone else. I have no idea why I know that.
  • nickthegun 25 Mar 2013 15:01:29 58,805 posts
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    You cant be offside from a goalkick either.

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  • nickthegun 25 Mar 2013 15:02:43 58,805 posts
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    Since we are on offsides, I genuinely believe there is no such thing as being offside but 'not interfering with play'.

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  • LeoliansBro 25 Mar 2013 15:03:34 43,229 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Since we are on offsides, I genuinely believe there is no such thing as being offside but 'not interfering with play'.
    You just made Ruud van Nistelrooy cry :(

    Can you score with a throw-in?

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • nickthegun 25 Mar 2013 15:04:38 58,805 posts
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    Yeah. You can also score from a goal kick and a corner.

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  • imamazed 25 Mar 2013 15:05:40 5,520 posts
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    @LeoliansBro Not directly
  • kalel 25 Mar 2013 15:06:02 86,392 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Since we are on offsides, I genuinely believe there is no such thing as being offside but 'not interfering with play'.
    There is, but it's basically the two scenarios that they used to actually name as the exceptions - tying a shoelace or running back to an onside position
  • graysonavich 25 Mar 2013 15:08:44 7,309 posts
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    Whilst we're on it, do players know how to take a proper throw in? The amount of foul throws you see in an average Premiership game is up in the double figures.
  • spindle9988 25 Mar 2013 15:09:18 3,503 posts
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    LeoliansBro wrote:
    nickthegun wrote:
    Since we are on offsides, I genuinely believe there is no such thing as being offside but 'not interfering with play'.
    You just made Ruud van Nistelrooy cry :(

    Can you score with a throw-in?
    Only on kick off 3
  • LeoliansBro 25 Mar 2013 15:09:40 43,229 posts
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    I think it's more that nobody really minds because it doesn't really give you an advantage.

    Edit: that was for gray.

    Edited by LeoliansBro at 15:10:02 25-03-2013

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • nickthegun 25 Mar 2013 15:12:33 58,805 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    nickthegun wrote:
    Since we are on offsides, I genuinely believe there is no such thing as being offside but 'not interfering with play'.
    There is, but it's basically the two scenarios that they used to actually name as the exceptions - tying a shoelace or running back to an onside position
    For me, though, if they are behind the line, regardless of what they are doing, a defender will have one eye on them and are thus involved in play. Its more than a little pedantic but if you are on the field, you are involved.

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  • nickthegun 25 Mar 2013 15:14:25 58,805 posts
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    imamazed wrote:
    @LeoliansBro Not directly
    Youre right. I feel like everything I knew is wrong.

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  • kalel 25 Mar 2013 15:14:37 86,392 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    kalel wrote:
    nickthegun wrote:
    Since we are on offsides, I genuinely believe there is no such thing as being offside but 'not interfering with play'.
    There is, but it's basically the two scenarios that they used to actually name as the exceptions - tying a shoelace or running back to an onside position
    For me, though, if they are behind the line, regardless of what they are doing, a defender will have one eye on them and are thus involved in play. Its more than a little pedantic but if you are on the field, you are involved.
    Fine but I think for the sake of the game flowing, it's reasonable to have some exceptions. The problem is that what is an exception is now so confused that players don't know what to do. When there was clarity in who was excepted, defenders could at least choose to ignore a player, even if they were distracted.
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