Term: Throw in

Definition:


Returning the ball to play by throwing it from the touchline, usually because the ball has gone off the pitch after hitting a player from the other team, but sometimes also in place of a free kick. The only time when a player other than the goalkeeper is allowed to use their hands in play.

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