goal kick

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goal kick

n.
A free kick in soccer that is awarded to a defensive team when the ball has been driven out of bounds over the goal line by an opponent.

goal kick

n
1. (Soccer) soccer a kick taken from the six-yard line by the defending team after the ball has been put out of play by an opposing player
2. (Rugby) rugby an attempt to kick a goal

goal kick

Kick taken by the defending team after the attackers have kicked the ball over the goal line but not into the goal.
Translations

goal kick

n (Ftbl) → rimessa (in gioco) dalla linea di fondo
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Ederson will regularly use his first three or four goal kicks in a game to play the ball out to the sides of the penalty area, to Kyle Walker, Danilo or another one of the full-backs.
It prompted Welsh supporters to hound him during the subsequent series of goal kicks he took.
A pattern of long Cumberworth goal kicks tested the Honley defence but Dean, Doran and keeper Lynch were on fine form.
After 75 minutes of taking goal kicks from one side he has now decided that whichever side is furthest away is his preferred option with the ball placed with the precision of a moon shot.
Keir Harding replied with a try for the home side while Roger Chadwick added the goal kicks.
Their game plan at St Mary's was goal kicks and free-kicks up to Steve Howard," Baird complained.
Tries by Scotland sevens specialist Jamie Blackwood, James Easton, Guy Hill and Paul Tait had them cruising with Will Campbell twisting the knife by slotting seven goal kicks.
Three of his six goal kicks went over, three did not, on a blustery day that affected the flight of the ball.
Anthony Mills,Dean Hughes,Brian Rees, Richard Jones and Dave Ashton scored the tries, Julian King adding the goal kicks.
And his ability to play balls out of the back under pressure, on goal kicks and on balls back to the keeper, all of those things that maybe the average fan doesn't notice are big in games like this.
Sporting award 10 points every time that Burke misses a kick at goal, 15 points each time Burke drops a catch from a kick, 25 points if Burke misses a kick that would have been the final score of the tie, 25 points if someone - probably Wallabies skipper John Eales - takes a conversion or penalty while Burke is on the pitch and one point per metre of Burke's missed goal kicks.
Offensive Free Kicks and Penalty Kick Tendencies: In assessing the free kicks (direct, indirect, kick-off, goal kicks, throw-ins, and corner kicks), we asked: