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throw-in

Soccer the method of putting the ball into play after it has gone into touch by throwing it two-handed from behind the head to a teammate, both feet being kept on the ground
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"It's not so much just about the long throw-ins, but I think if coaches are totally wild about these long throw-ins they will just come to me because I know I am one of the leading experts there, so yeah, I just try to convince them with the facts.
The Dane, who wrote his name into the Guinness Book of Records in 2010 by hurling a throw-in a whopping 51.33 metres, or approximately half the length of a football field, laments what he calls the "imprecision" of many of the throw-ins in Russia.
"Seriously, it just shows you how effective something as simple as a throw-in can be.
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.
"I went to see my father-in-law the other day and I was driving around the coast to Whitley Bay and I started thinking of the memories of the throw-ins on the beach with Steve Black.
But his proposal to scrap throw-ins in favour of kick-ins is unlikely to carry muchfavour - particularly at the Britannia Stadium.
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.
1993 FIFA proposed that throw-ins should be replaced with kick-ins.
You have to look at all the throw-ins and set-pieces being launched at him."