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Old Tue Dec 06, 2011, 12:38pm
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Originally Posted by Loudwhistle2 View Post
We had a meeting last night and the question came up about substitute A1 that has legally entered the game during a dead ball. I argued that A1 could be subbed out during that same dead ball period without playing a tick. Other reffs disagreed, I believe I'm correct and I'm sure I've read that subs don't have to play a tick. When I was asked for proof I just said I read it on the forum. Can anyone direct me to the correct rule. We dug through all the subbing rules with no luck.

Apparently they are thinking of 3-3-4 where a player being replaced need to sit a tick and applying this to the sub coming in.
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