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If they can throw it that far without it being stopped, then there is nothing to stop them doing so.

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Q: Can a goalkeeper throw a ball directly into other goal from his penalty area?
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What is the penalty if the goalkeeper handles the ball from a throw in in his penalty area?

The goalkeeper is permitted to handle a ball received directly from an opponent's throw-in. If the throw is from a teammate (or himself), an indirect free kick will be awarded to the other team.

Can a goalkeeper score direct from a throw out?

Yes. A goal keeper may score a goal directly from a throw (not a throw-in) or a punt.

When is the goalkeeper not allowed to pick up the ball?

When their are outside their own Penalty Area. When their teammate passes it to them deliberately with their feet. When their teammate directly performs a throw-in to them. After, after having possession of the ball in their hands, they release the ball. (dribbling doesn't count)

Can the goalkeeper pick up the ball from a throw in?

A goal keeper may pick up a ball directly from a throw-in by an opponent.A goal keeper may not pick up a ball directly from a throw-in by a teammate. This is one of the Indirect Free Kick infractions.

Can a keeper run up to the penalty box throw the ball forward leave the penalty area and kick it further?

Yes. The goalkeeper may leave the penalty area at any time during play, but cannot touch the ball with his hands while outside of the area.

Can the goalkeeper touch the ball with his hands from a throw-in?

Only if the throw-in was taken by an opponent.

What is the penalty for a football goalie picking up the ball from a throw?

If the throw in is directly from an opponent, there is no infraction. If the throw in is from a team mate, and the keeper deliberately touched it in his own penalty area, then the restart is an indirect free kick for the opposing team at the point of the infraction. If he does this outside of his own penalty area, then the restart is a direct free kick.

Can a goalkeeper score with a kick out from his hands?

Yes, a goalkeeper may score a goal by drop-kicking the ball. The only times that a goal cannot be scored is directly from a throw-in, an indirect free kick, and immediately after an offensive foul or infraction.

Can a forward be offside from a goalkeeper punt?

Yes. The only restart exceptions for offside are goal kick, throw in, and corner kick.

What are the goal keepers boundaries?

The goalkeeper has no boundaries and may play anywhere on the field just like any other player. The goalkeeper may use his hands anywhere within his own penalty area without fear of a deliberate handling offense. There are some restrictions on his use of hands in the case of team-mate throw-ins and passes with the feet.

Is a throw in rewarded as a penalty offense in soccer?

A throw-in is not a penalty kick offense. It is a normal method of restarting play.

In soccer can a goalkeeper kick the ball from outside and pick it up by hands?

It depends on how the goalkeeper received it. If the goalkeeper received it from a deliberate kick or a throw-in by a team-mate, then no. Otherwise, yes.

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