A rectangular area in front of the goal from within which goal kicks must be taken.
More example sentences
- The keeper was in his goal area and must be protected.
- The first delineates the goal area from which all outfield players are prohibited and the second is the free throw line.
- He looked sharp on the ball, weaving and dribbling his way into the goal area, though, it must be said, he did go down rather easily under a challenge.