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Soccer vocabulary Football expressions Football-related idioms
match: two teams playing against each other in a 90-minute game.
pitch: the area of a field where footballers play a match.
goalposts: markers used to determine where it would count as a goal.
penalty area: rectangular area marked out in front of each goal, outside of which the goalkeeper cannot handle the ball.
a draw, a tie, an equaliser: an even score at the conclusion of a game or match
extra time: a further period of play added on to a game if the scores are equal, and a draw is not an option i.e. in the final match of a tournament.
half-time: the time at which half of a game is completed, especially when marked by an interval.
full time: after the allocated time for...