penalty box


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penalty box

1. Soccer a rectangular area in front of the goal, within which the goalkeeper may handle the ball and within which a penalty is awarded for a foul by the defending team
2. Ice hockey a bench for players serving time penalties
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When the ball is dropped into the penalty box, any of them could score.
On the 30-minute mark, he was joined in the away penalty box by forward Toms Hartmanis but the Vipers were able to resist the overlapping powerplays.
With 10 minutes remaining Jack Field was fouled on the edge of the penalty box and it fell to Gilhespie to take the free kick.
Iraq suffered hard when their goalkeeper was sent off after he was shown a red card for tackling inside the penalty box.
In his 15 minutes of first-half madness, he first fired wide from the penalty spot after John McGreal handled Steve Marlet's ball into the box, then slapped Fabian Wilnis in the face - earning himself a caution - and finally, he theatrically threw himself to the ground in the penalty box.
You can see in training that Negri is a penalty box player.
Dumbarton boss Ian Wallace reckons his shot-shy side need a penalty box poacher.
With the score knotted at 1 in the 17th minute, Romania intercepted a pass at the top of its penalty box, made five quick passes down the right flank, then scored on a ground cross at the near post.
Shaw customers are never in the penalty box, even with the basic cable package.
Doing what Colchester did on Saturday and getting crosses into the penalty box, that's what gets you goals.
The incident occured during a timeout, after USC had five players sent to the penalty box.
Ballycastle then took the lead on the 23rd minute after good build-up play - Neil McGarry was impeded in the Ballynure penalty box with a spot kick being awarded which saw Neil McGarry convert.