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goal

1. (in various sports) the net, basket, etc. into or over which players try to propel the ball, puck, etc., to score
2. Sport
a. a successful attempt at scoring
b. the score so made
3. (in soccer, hockey, etc.) the position of goalkeeper

goal

(programming)
In logic programming, a predicate applied to its arguments which the system attempts to prove by matching it against the clauses of the program. A goal may fail or it may succeed in one or more ways.
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As a former Birmingham goalkeeper myself, I take an interest in who the keepers are at St Andrew's.
Reusch ensured that Brazil's World Cup was kept in safe hands when Marcos lifted the World Cup, and demonstrated why Reusch gloves really are the number one choice for world-class goalkeepers.
I spent months looking for an experienced goalkeeper but the problem was that I had next to no money to spend, " said Smith.
It is a good moment to talk about the goalkeepers at Liverpool," Klopp said.
Mignolet is likely to step aside on the south coast for deputy Adam Bogdan, as he has done throughout the League Cup, although Klopp admitted he will need to run that past goalkeeper coach John Achterberg.
I always say to Joe that maybe he was a good goalkeeper before, but now he is a good football player who plays as a goalkeeper," said Pellegrini.
Growing criticism of former Sunderland goalkeeper Mignolet's inability to command his area and poor distribution - which some blamed for Liverpool's jittery defence - eventually took its toll and he has been replaced by ex-Middlesbrough shot-stopper Brad Jones.
GOALKEEPER Simon Moore has completed his move to Cardiff City and could face his former club Brentford tonight.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed the reasons behind signing goalkeeper Simon Mignolet from Sunderland after suggestions that his arrival would spell the end for Pepe Reina.
The one position that I found difficult to pinpoint my pick for was the goalkeeper, I just cannot make my mind up who has been the best performing goalkeeper in the league.
The goalkeeper was initially a doubt for the double-header at Hampden after being forced out of last month's 3-1 friendly win over Australia with a groin injury.
For Rough, the importance of Scotland having their first-choice goalkeeper between the sticks cannot be emphasised strongly enough ahead of tomorrow's opener with Serbia, despite the presence of Cardiff City's David Marshall in the squad.