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

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Despite the blank scoresheet there was no shortage of goalmouth action, particularly in the first half.
Two minutes later Marco Gabbiadini equalised from close range following a goalmouth scramble.
They challenged him whenever he strayed from the goalmouth to handle the puck and peppered him with nine shots in the overtime period, including Jaroslav Modry's one-timer from the point on a power-play at the 14:23 mark.
Andy Hudgel added a second after 65 minutes with a 12-yard strike following a goalmouth scramble in front of a 200-strong crowd at Fletchampstead Highway.
David Livermore floats the ball into a crowded goalmouth and Boro are caught out as substitute Nicky Forster gets up well to head home.
It was alleged that the Tipp attacker caught a Waterford defender with a hurl during a goalmouth tussle as the final whistle blew in the Croke Park.
Jimmy Quinn's Shrews sought an equaliser, but Cambridge had the best of the late chances as Tudor, Luke Guttridge, John Turner and Danny Webb all tried their luck during a late goalmouth scramble.
IT was the same goalmouth, the same goalkeeper, the same type of penalty,'' saidSir Bobby Robson.
In the 26th minute he was through and facing a crowded goalmouth.
Rangers dominated the first half but Stoke could easily have snatched an equaliser near the end when defender Aziz Ben-Askar cleared the ball off the line in the middle of a goalmouth scramble.
Luc Robitaille took a blast from the point that hit the post but strangely just stopped at the goalmouth.
CLOSE EYE: Boro's Steve Prindiville keep his eye on the ball against Derby in a pre-season friendly SUNSHINE OVER MANOR PARK: Dave Hanson basks in the sunlight against Cambridge United MAN MARKING: Andy Thackeray closes in on his West Brom opponent in the pre-season friendly CAPTAIN FANTASTIC: Boro skipper Dave Crowley (centre) with Terry Angus (left) and Barry Williams (right) in the thick of the action in the pre-season friendly with West Brom at Manor Park LEAN ON ME: Crocked Boro recruit Krystof Kotylo fractured an ankle in training GOALMOUTH ACTION: Boro players defend a West Brom attack in the pre-season friendly WRAY GUN: Shaun Wray (No 7) leaves his West Brom opponent floored with a deft flick