silver goal


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silver goal

Soccer (in certain competitions) a goal scored in a full half of extra time that is played if a match is drawn. This goal counts as the winner if it is the only goal scored in the full half or full period of extra time
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The former Sheffield United player, now a squad man with Serie A's Roma, scored the last-gasp silver goal which dashed the Czech Republic's European Championship dream.
Greece wrote a new chapter in their incredible Euro 2004 odyssey with a silver goal winner from former Sheffield United defender Traianos Dellas in the Estadio do Dragao, home of Porto, last night.
The Board also voted to scrap the golden goal and silver goal rules once Euro 2004 has finished during their meeting.
Then 1-0 victories over France, thanks to Charisteas in the 65th minute, and Czech Republic - defender Traianos Dellas' silver goal on 115 minutes - took them to the Final.
Despite flirting with the golden goal and the silver goal, it seems Fifa has decided the shoot-out scenario is the match decider for them.
The Czechs themselves were arguably the best team at Euro 2004, where they lost to an extra-time silver goal in the semi-finals, and have set out on the road to Germany with a 2-0 defeat in Holland - no disgrace - and a 1-0 victory at home to Romania, which is still very creditable.
The 28-year-old defender even managed to get on the scoresheet with the priceless semi-final silver goal that sent the Czech Republic crashing out of the tournament.
Otto Rehhagel let his stars off the leash to enjoy a glass and a half of wine in the wake of the sensational Silver Goal victory in Porto.
From former Newcastle United players Nicos Dabizas and Giorgios Georgiadis to Bolton's Stelios Gianakopoulos, silver goal scorer Trianos Dellas who was dispatched from Sheffield United, on to Theo Zagorakis (pictured).
Baros was virtually shut out of the semi-final by Greece defender Georgios Seitaridis, who did a limpet-like man-marking job on the 23-year- old before another Greek defender Traianos Dellas scored the silver goal that put the surprise packages into tomorrow's final with Portugal.
After Thursday's 1-0 silver goal victory over the Czech Republic in the semi-finals, he and his team-mates are just one win away from one of the biggest upsets in football history.
Last night Greece booked their place in the final in even more dramatic circumstances when Traianos Dellas scored a header against the Czech Republic which was technically a silver goal but had more the hallmark of a golden goal as referee Pierluigi Collina declared the game over before the match could be restarted.