free kick


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free kick

n.
1. Sports An unobstructed kick of a stationary ball, as in soccer or Rugby, especially one that is awarded when the opposition commits a foul.
2. Football See safety kick.
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free kick

n
(Soccer) soccer a place kick awarded for a foul or infringement, either direct, from which a goal may be scored, or indirect, from which the ball must be touched by at least one other player for a goal to be allowed
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free′ kick′


n.
an unhindered kick of a stationary soccer ball, usu. awarded to a player as the result of a foul committed by an opponent.
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free kick

1. An unimpeded kick awarded for a mark.
2. Kick awarded to a team for a foul committed by the opponents. A direct free kick is awarded for any of nine specific offenses. A goal cannot be scored from an indirect free kick without first being touched by a second player.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.free kick - (soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other teamfree kick - (soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other team
place kick, place-kicking - (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking
corner kick - a free kick from the corner awarded to the other side when a player has sent the ball behind his own goal line
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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Translations
přímý kopvolný kop
frispark
vapaapotku
slobodan udarac
フリーキック
프리킥
frispark
การเตะลูกโทษ
đá tự do

free kick

n (Ftbl) → calcio di punizione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

free kick

ضَرْبَةُ جَزَاء volný kop frispark Freistoß ελεύθερο χτύπημα tiro libre vapaapotku coup franc slobodan udarac calcio di punizione フリーキック 프리킥 vrije trap frispark rzut wolny pontapé livre, tiro livre свободный удар frispark การเตะลูกโทษ frikik đá tự do 任意球
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The following 'handball' situations, even if accidental, will be a free kick: The ball goes into the goal after touching an attacking player's hand/ arm; a player gains control/possession of the ball after it has touches their hand/arm and then scores, or creates a goal-scoring opportunity; the ball touches a player's hand/arm which has made their body unnaturally bigger; the ball touches a player's hand/arm when it is above their shoulder (unless the player has deliberately played the ball which then touches their hand/arm).
Both scoring plays started with free kicks. With Batavia trailing 1-0, Holcombe took a free kick from about 40 yards out.
However, the French international stepped up in added time to take a late free kick, and duly curled the ball directly into the top corner beyond Ben Foster - bagging his first goal for the club since making his summer move from Barcelona.
With a perfectly-placed dipping free kick from 23 metres out on Sunday, Messi beat Atletico Madrid's wall and towering goalkeeper Jan Oblak to earn Barcelona a vital 1-0 win over their La Liga title rivals at Camp Nou.
Klopp revealed he had urged the youngster to take the free-kick, saying: "For an 18-year-old to have the balls to take a free kick like that is more interesting and exciting for me than a little mistake he made.
Gareth Bale scores with a free kick against England
The Laws of the Game state that when a free kick is awarded "all opponents must be at least 9.15 m (10 yds) from the ball until it is in play".
The line would have remained visible until the free kick was taken, apparently, but disappeared shortly afterwards.
Youth team striker Oscar Durnin opened the scoring with a close range finish after Max Power struck the bar from a free kick.
Ronaldo has an exceptional free kick quality." Germany also play Netherlands and Denmark in their group.
Ryan Marriott also missed a golden chance against his old club while at the other end Terry McCormick saved well from James McCarten's excellent free kick.