Definition of goal kick in English:

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goal kick

Pronunciation: /ˈɡōl ˌkik/


A free kick taken by the defending side from within their goal area after attackers send the ball over the end line outside the goal.
Example sentences
  • Australia hassle the Brazilian defence into conceding a corner, Dida flaps in no-man's land, but the corner's overhit and goes straight out the other side for a goal kick.
  • Eventually Degen helpfully heads the ball off for a goal kick.
  • Kevin wanted to make sure the Stingrays would be awarded a goal kick to put the ball back into play.

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Syllabification: goal kick

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