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goal kick (soccer)
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Definition a way to put the ball into play when it goes out-of-bounds beyond the goal line and was last touched by the team attacking the goal

(The defending team gets an unopposed kick from the corner of the goal area which is a box extending six yards in front of the goal.)
  • Her header hit the upright before bouncing out to give us a goal kick.
  • She wanted her defense to play farther up the field, particularly on goal kicks; the Fire's keeper had a weak leg, she said.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United

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