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free kick

noun as in unchallenged kick or shot

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Then, in the 89th minute, Nigerian midfielder Wilson Oruma took a free kick.

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The referee, though, ruled the free kick was taken too quickly and disallowed the goal.

In the third round of the 1994 FA Cup, third-tier Stockport County lined up for a free kick, tied 1-1 in the 75th minute with Premier League welterweight Queens Park Rangers.

Colombia conceded a goal in only the seventh minute, off a Brazilian free kick that an unmarked Silva put coolly in the net.

A 30-yard free kick resulted and the rangy Brazilian, his hair a beehive of curls, cannoned the ball into the Colombian net.

The goal offered ecstasy to free-kick aficionados, who have had little to cherish at this World Cup.

The most famous example of this skill was a free kick taken by Roberto Carlos for Brazil in a 1997 match against France.

Hillton's ruse had won her a free kick, and in another moment the ball was arching toward the St. Eustace goal.

Thus far he is entitled to go in maintaining his goal, but if he carry the ball the penalty is a free kick.

The only remaining way to advance the ball is on a free-kick after a fair catch, as in the English game.

There is no off-side, and you get a free kick if you catch the ball.

Sometimes it came off well, but at others his club had to pay the penalty with a free kick.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to free kick, such as: direct free kick, indirect free kick, onside kick, penalty kick, and squib kick.

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