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How do players know when to sub in hockey?

The lines should be set and known before they get on the ice. The coach will have to do some shuffling during a game if a player becomes unavailable. But otherwise they can just call out a line and ...
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What's the most number of players substituted at once in a soccer game?

Please exclude friendlies. There are tons of games where the whole team gets subbed at halftime. Some examples: Bayern Munich - Real Madrid (21.07.2019, 16 Subs at halftime; 11 Real + 5 Bayern) ...
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Is there any rule regarding how quickly a substituted player must leave the field?

No - There is no time limit specified in the laws of the game in regards to how quickly a player must leave the field when being substituted. Law 3 The Players ... 3. Substitution procedure ...
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Are the way that substitutions are utilised in soccer optimal?

Your question is somewhat subjective and the answers (or at least this one) might be found to be opinion based. But for me there are a few factors to consider: You only get 3 substitutions You want ...
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What's the most number of players substituted at once in a soccer game?

In a friendly match against Australia on 13 February 2003, England manager Sven Goran Eriksson substituted all 11 players at half-time. There were three reasons behind this: Man Utd manager Sir Alex ...
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Is there any rule regarding how quickly a substituted player must leave the field?

No. There is no specific time requirement. The only requirements of the player leaving the field are that they do so by the nearest point on the boundary line (unless the referee directs otherwise) ...
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