goalmouth


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goal·mouth

 (gōl′mouth′)
n.
The area directly in front of the goal, as in soccer or hockey.

goalmouth

(ˈɡəʊlˌmaʊθ)
n
(General Sporting Terms) sport the area in front of the goal

goal•mouth

(ˈgoʊlˌmaʊθ)

n., pl. -mouths (-ˌmaʊðz, ˌmaʊθs)
the area between the goalposts directly in front of the goal in certain games, as soccer, lacrosse, and hockey.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goalmouth - (sports) the area immediately in front of the goal
field hockey, hockey - a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
association football, soccer - a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
area - a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
Translations

goalmouth

[ˈgəʊlmaʊθ] Nportería f

goalmouth

[ˈgəʊlˈmaʊθ] n in the goalmouthproprio davanti ai pali
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Saiss was in the action again in a first half short on goalmouth action trying his luck from long-range but sending his effort well wide.
I've played on worse pitches but where the goalmouth is concerned, it could be improved but it comes down to finances I imagine.
Taking part in a routine warm-up drill, Wright twisted his ankle after landing on a sign that had been placed in the Stamford Bridge goalmouth.
Town took the lead when Mitchel Noble poked home in a goalmouth scramble.
That's when the bitter rivalry starts between Midlanders and Goalmouth TV presenters Tim Warwood and Adam Gendle.
There was little goalmouth action in the opening quarter of an evenly contested match.
1 after a goalmouth scramble, only TWO second-half goals from Farnborough Town leading goalscorer Bradley Bubb put paid to any hopes Merthyr had of returning from the high-flying Hampshire outfit with some reward.
McLaughlin scored his second from a goalmouth scramble four minutes later.
Strangest sight of the lot, though, was a live rabbit in the goalmouth when I was playing for Barnet against Yeovil.
With time running out, the home side struck a vital blow in the final minute, scoring after a goalmouth scramble for the second time in the match.
Within five minutes of the start, Peter Bond chipped a ball towards Crown's forwards in the goalmouth from the edge of the 18 yard box.
The second half provided less in the way of goalmouth action, although Savage almost snatched a winner for Tranmere when his shot was deflected narrowly over the bar.