throw-in


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throw-in

(thrō′ĭn′)
n.
A play used to restart play in soccer after the ball has gone over the touchline, in which a player on the team not responsible for putting the ball out of bounds flings the ball with both hands over the head back onto the field.

throw-in

Return of the ball to play after it has crossed the touchline to go out of play. The throw must be taken with both hands from behind and over the head by a member of the opposing team to the one which sent it out of play.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.throw-in - (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into playthrow-in - (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play
throw - the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
rugby, rugby football, rugger - a form of football played with an oval ball
Translations

throw-in

[ˈθrəʊɪn] N (Ftbl) → saque m (de banda)

throw-in

n (Sport) → Einwurf m

throw-in

[ˈθrəʊˌɪn] n (Ftbl) → rimessa in gioco
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When they have a throw-in 30 or 40 metres from goal, it's the equivalent of a set-piece.
However, the moment that sticks out for many Toon fans is his somersault throw-in at Ayresome Park.
Southgate deployed one of his junior players to send a series of long throw-ins into the penalty area, in preparation for the long balls which will arrive from Stoke's long throw-in specialist, former Sunderland midfielder Rory Delap.
The Wales talisman left fans in disbelief when he wandered over to the touchline to take a throw-in early on in the first half as opposed to positioning himself in the box.
Antrim footballers have an early throw-in time of 1pm against London, which will allow the Saffrons to fly home earlier on the Saturday evening.
ELLAND PE teacher Danny Brooks (pictured) has broken a world record with the longest-ever football throw-in.
Brown got a pen and pad out to draw the shape of scorer Nacho Novo's run and the placement of the throw-in.
Southgate deployedone of his junior players to send a series of long throw-ins into the penalty area, in preparation for those which will arrive tomorrow from Stoke's long throw-in specialist Rory Delap.
But one throw-in, delivered by Aston Villa defender Olof Mellberg, will dwell forever in the annals of favourite Birmingham City moments.
I'd love to know how much time was wasted on Saturday by a team whose only tactic is to 'play for the corner flag' and hope to win a throw-in from which one of their 'jump-at-the-man' forwards will bundle the ball in the net.
Royal tied it at the 34-minute mark when Jose Medina's throw-in bounced high in front of the net and was knocked in by Taylor.
I can understand completely why Stoke use the throw-in.