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corner kick (soccer)

She headed it in off of a corner kick.
  an unopposed kick from the corner of the goal line that is awarded to the attacking team when the ball goes out-of-bounds past the defender’s goal line and was last touched by a defender
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  • She headed it in off of a corner kick.
  • We crossed the field in front of Dolly just as she drove a perfect corner kick, five feet off the ground.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • More than that, the Fugees offered a chance to play the game the way the pros did—on a grand scale, in a big open space with room for beautiful crosses, arcing corner kicks, and long, elegant shots that blistered the tips of the keeper’s fingers.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • She lofted a corner kick into the center to Maya, who controlled it and passed it along the ground to Victor.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine

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  • Henry D. lifted a beautiful corner kick in to Victor, who leaped up and headed it into the goal.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • He then made her dive to deflect one away for a corner kick.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • Moments later Jeremiah booted a corner kick across the face of the goal, but there was no one in the middle to finish.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • The Fugees now had a corner kick.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • She told Jeremiah that he needed to concentrate on placing his corner kicks better.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Jeremiah could play both offense and defense equally well, just as he could kick the ball equally well with his left and right feet, making him a threat on corner kicks from either side.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United

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  • The Fugees had other opportunities—two free kicks and a handful of corner kicks—but time and again the plays were broken up by a ubiquitous presence for the Fire: Jorge.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Scoring, particularly long shots and penalty and corner kicks, required a natural sense of that space—a feel for the angles to the top corners of the net, beyond the goalie’s reach.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • While Josiah, Jeremiah, Qendrim, and Bien were dangerous when charging downfield one on one, the Fugees were missing long shots and crosses badly, and their conversion rate on corner kicks was poor as well.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Luma would have liked to practice corner kicks, penalty kicks, and free kicks, specific situations in which the Fugees needed improvement badly, but she was hamstrung by the failure of the YMCA to come through with those soccer goals.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
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Associated words [difficulty]:   corner kick (soccer) [6] , penalty kick (PK) (soccer) [6] , free kick (soccer) [7] , goal kick (soccer) [9] , hat trick [8] , friendly match (soccer) [9]
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