goal line


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goal line

n.
1. Sports A line located at either end and typically running the width of a playing area, on which a goal is positioned.
2. Football A line at either end of the playing field over which the ball must be carried or passed to a receiver to score a touchdown.

goal line

n
(Team Sports, other than specified) sport the line marking each end of the pitch, on which the goals stand

goal′ line`



n. Sports.
the line that bounds a goal, esp. the front line.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goal line - a line marking each end of the playing field or pitchgoal line - a line marking each end of the playing field or pitch; where the goals stand
line - in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area
Translations
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goal line

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The technology, which tells match officials if the ball has crossed the goal line or not, has been used in the Premier League since 2013, as well as in some League Cup ties and the EFL play-off finals at Wembley.
The main task of the AARs is not to control the goal line and decide whether a ball has crossed it; rather they are responsible for monitoring everything that is happening in the penalty area overall, aiding the main referee in making important decisions in the box.
Not just for goal line decisions but also for penalties, off-sides, red cards, and so on.
line technology will be used to determine whether or not entire ball has crossed over the goal line in a match.
Had an extra linesman at least been near the goal line he would surely have indicated a goal as the ball was slow moving at the time.
And in line with England's history of controversy with goal-line incidents, London bookmakers have immediately quoted England at 66-1 to have a goal awarded by goal line technology at the 2014 World Cup.
The data from the cameras is fed into a central processing unit that analyses the position of the ball relative to that of the goal line.
He later posted: "Get the sense even my old friend Michel Platini might start favouring goal line technology, now the lack of it, has helped England.
A replay of the shot showed that the ball clearly crossed the goal line before Terry kicked the ball out of harm's way.
In March, football's lawmakers the International Football Association Board (IFAB) approved two companies Hawk-Eye and GoalRef to take part in the second phase of goal line technology testing.
WHEN will Michel Platini ever realise that goal line technology simply HAS to be introduced?