sin bin

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sin bin

n. Informal
In sports such as hockey and lacrosse, the penalty box or penalty area.

sin bin

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sin-bin

n
1. (Team Sports, other than specified) slang (in ice hockey, rugby, etc) an area off the field of play where a player who has committed a foul can be sent to sit for a specified period
2. (Education) informal Brit a special unit on a separate site from a school that disruptive schoolchildren attend until they can be reintegrated into their normal classes
Translations

sin bin

n (Ice Hockey inf) → Strafbank f; in the sin binauf der Strafbank
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FOOTBALL'S lawmakers will decide whether to proceed with trials for sin-bins as well as video assistance for referees next month.
Sin-bins Refs can about big early on, them a option to their But some would and that would add to the strength of officiating, not just in this country but the world over.
SIR ALEX FERGUSON has put his weight behind radical plans to introduce sin-bins in the Champions League.
FOOTBALL'S law-makers will study the use of video replays by match officials and sin-bins, it has been announced.
However, former referees have mixed views on the proposals with George Courtney, who officiated in the 1986 and 1990 World Cups in Mexico and Italy, saying the introduction of sin-bins for orange cards would work but Roger Milford insisting it would make football 'too dictatorial'.
Mind you, those biccies can't come cheap, and the latest subject for the suits to chew on is the notion of sin-bins.
It is expected sin-bins will be considered when the new advisory panels to the International Football Association Board (IFAB) are set up in March.
Firstly, the high Irish penalty count and no sin-bins and their ability to slow our ball down illegally.
FIFA have snubbed a plan to introduce sin-bins into top flight football.
In total Rotherham had three further sin-bins while Welsh had two.
However, sin-bins had been introduced for the knock-out phases, so the referee, who awarded 49 penalties in the game, was proved correct.
So don't complain if you see the sin-bins looking crowded for a week or two.