indirect free kick


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indirect free kick

n.
A free kick in soccer by which a goal cannot be scored without the ball being touched by a second player, usually awarded to a team when a player on the other team has committed a rule violation but has not fouled an opponent on a dangerous play.
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The match official deeming it to be an indirect free kick although there was no indication prior to the free kick.
He disallowed Newcastle's Matt Ritchie's goal from the spot for encroachment by team-mate Dwight Gayle and incorrectly awarded an indirect free kick to Burton.
Al Nasr were awarded an indirect free kick inside the area early on after a Sepahan defender passed back to the keeper, but the visitors packed the goal line and Jires Kembo Ekoko's effort was kept out.
Inside two minutes, Merthyr goalkeeper Glyn Garner was penalised for collecting a back pass and from the resultant indirect free kick, Danny Talbot found the net.
That was a reference to the keeper's mistake in holding on to the ball for longer than six seconds to concede an indirect free kick from which Bordeaux opened the scoring.
Hartmann took advantage of a handball by Yadanarbon's Yan Paing in the 16th minute by firing the opener from the spot, then negated Paing's 19th-minute equalizer with a second goal off an indirect free kick to make it 2-1 in the 40th.
Kaya lost Pablo Rodriguez, Richard Greer, Masanori Omura and Miguel Tanton to injuries, but managed to score two goals in the last six minutes starting with an Anton del Rosario indirect free kick.
He expelled the 12th player from the field and awarded an indirect free kick to Mazandaran from just 5.
Kehoe appeared to have been fouled eight yards out and the referee surprisingly awarded an indirect free kick, when a penalty was expected.
Blasting the ball directly from their hands over the halfway line will result in an indirect free kick being awarded to the opposition from the halfway line.
At 3-1 it looked as if Leam were on their way to another defeat but in the 84th minute Anthony Hubbard reduced the deficit and in added time Leon Kane clinched a point with a close-range indirect free kick.
Alan Smith scored a controversial goal on 32 minutes, with Liverpool's players protesting that he hadn't got a touch on Nigel Winterburn's indirect free kick.

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