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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.
- ‘Eventually Degen helpfully heads the ball off for a goal kick.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Even when you put the ball down for a goal kick it was blowing away all the time.’
- ‘Kevin wanted to make sure the Stingrays would be awarded a goal kick to put the ball back into play.’
- ‘Except he doesn't; he sort of falls on top of the ball in mid air, sending it squirming out for a goal kick.’
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