Definition of keep goal in English:

keep goal

phrase

Soccer
  • Act as a goalkeeper.

    • ‘Project manager for the event, Nick Lodge, put his football skills to the test by keeping goal in a penalty shoot-out.’
    • ‘As a young keeper with Preston he was earmarked as one of the brightest prospects outside the Premiership with one national magazine going as far as predicting that he would be keeping goal for England at the 2008 World Cup.’
    • ‘The former pupil of St Christopher's High School, Accrington, has won scholarships to play in America and now keeps goal for Everton FC.’
    • ‘By this Christmas he will have been five years keeping goal with Rangers, a span that will equal that of Chris Woods.’
    • ‘If your job is to keep goal for a high-profile team you have to be prepared to take the criticism.’