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sin bin

1. Slang (in ice hockey, 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. Brit informal a special unit on a separate site from a school that disruptive schoolchildren attend until they can be reintegrated into their normal classes
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Naturally, sin bins will not be alien to players, managers and spectators connected to clubs in the AFA.
FA chief executive Mark Bullingham said: "The introduction of sin bins is a positive step for grassroots football.
Referees will be able to issue temporary dismissals of 10 minutes as a punishment for dissent in all levels of adult grassroots football, while shorter sin bins will apply across youth football.
Jonathan Ford, the Welsh FA chief who sits on the IFAB, said: "Sin bins have been mooted in the past and there is a trial going on in Dutch football at the moment.
The Football League yesterday revealed the results of a survey of more than 43,000 supporters of League clubs, of which 56% backed the introduction of sin bins ( the rule which would force a player who had acted illegally to leave the field for a short period of time ( and 88% supported the introduction of innovations such as goal-line technology.
The League yesterday revealed the results of a survey of more than 43,000 supporters, of which 56% backed the introduction of sin bins and 88% the introduction of innovations such as goal-line technology.
According to head of communications, John Nagle, the Football League is `quite keen' to look at the concept of sin bins and has proposed to the FA referees committee that they be tried out.
League spokesman Ian Christon said: ''We have a mandate to investigate sin bins. Would ten minutes there be better than a yellow card?"
Sin bins will be set up on school sites and six-week summer schools will teach children to behave.
The head of maths at Ysgol Penglais comprehensive, Aberystwyth, spoke after Education Secretary David Blunkett announced plans for school sin bins.
PARAIC DUFFY says those who still pine for the sin bin should 'forget it'.
You can also guarantee that the sin bin technology in it will have plenty of glitches in to establish a whole new breed of legal eagles that will cost the council taxpayer a fortune.