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Noun1.goal-kick - (rugby) an attempt to kick a goal
kick, kicking, boot - the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"
rugby, rugby football, rugger - a form of football played with an oval ball
2.goal-kick - (association football) a kick by the defending side after the attacking side sends the ball over the goal-line
kick, kicking, boot - the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"
association football, soccer - a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
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Other ideas up for discussion include a player being allowed to pass to themselves at a free-kick, corner and goal-kick, a stadium clock which stops and starts along with the referee's watch, and allowing a goal-kick to be taken with a moving ball.
Well, as Simon Mignolet takes the short goal-kick to Lucas, Shinji Okazaki enters the penalty area before the ball has left it.
McCall was convinced it should have been a goal-kick and was left frustrated at losing the chance to increase his side's lead at the top of the League One table.
On four minutes a Ryan Hedges corner was cleared only to Stewart Carroll and his great effort from the edge of the box was brilliantly saved by Guilsfield keeper Dave Littleford, but the referee mysteriously awarded a goal-kick.
The city outfit sewed up the victory when Nicola Foskett was the first to react to a poor goal-kick and lofted a pin-point effort from 35 yards to also notch her 14th goal this term.
There will be footraces, basketball free-throw contests, and soccer goal-kick competitions.
Other events include a basketball free-throw contest and soccer goal-kick competitions.
Banks gifted the Dons an early opener with a poor goal-kick but Wright stands by the keeper who replaced the banned, and now injured, Alan Mannus between the posts.
The Cherries winger won a corner after nudging Gareth Roberts as the Rovers defender attempted to shield the ball out for a goal-kick, but Bournemouth were unable to create a clear-cut chance.
And two minutes after that keeper Steve Dunn's goal-kick went straight to Barrie Stephen, who fired it into the net.
City's opener had a great deal of fortune about it as Hart's deep goal-kick struck Diame and Tevez nipped in to loft the opener gently over the advancing Al Habsi.
Freddie Sears's shot ricocheted back out of the net off the base of the goal and, after consulting a linesman, referee Rob Shoebridge awarded a goal-kick.