official field size minimum
official field size maximum
all players on the playing field (including goalies)
maintain possession of ball and score a goal on opposing team's net
purpose of the game
6 yards wide and 8 feet high
official net size
each goal counts as this much
inside, outside, or instep
places where ball can be kicked with on foot
head, chest, thigh, foot
all body parts that are allowed in soccer
only goalies can use this body part
patrols penalty area and tries prevents ball from going in the goal
positioned directly in front of goalkeeper; duty is to prevent opponent from having a good shot at the goal
play transitional game from defense to offense and vice versa; dual responsibilities of forming own attacks and preventing opponent's attacks
players most responsible for scoring goals; can also assist with defensive plays by taking the ball away from opposing players
wings and strikers
the two types of forwards
play towards outside of the field and work the ball inward to the striker
play in the middle of the forward line; primary job is to score goals
technique of moving the ball along the ground while maintaining possession of it
the idea of getting the ball to a player on the same team
controlling the ball by absorbing its momentum in order to control and redirect the ball
how one begins the game; opposing team must be outside the circle
the idea of restarting the game after the ball has been knocked out of bounds via the sideline
the act of restarting the game when the offensive team kicks the ball over the end line
the act of restarting the game when the defending team kicks the ball over the end line
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