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Field hockey

Of or pertaining to a sport which is played between two teams of eleven players with hockey sticks and a hard, solid plastic ball. The object of the game hit the ball through the opponent's goal or net. The team with the most goals by the end of the game wins.

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Sports; Field hockey

When a player kicks the ball or uses their feet in some manner to gain an unfair advantage. This does not have to be intentional.


Sports; Field hockey

The field is 100 yards long, 91.50 metres and it is 60 yards wide, 54.90 meters.

Green card

Sports; Field hockey

A Green Card is given out by the umpires, (not the same as the green card given out by the Immigration and naturalisation Service) and is a warning to the offending player for minor rule violations. ...

Goal backboard

Sports; Field hockey

This is a piece of wood and it is put around the inside bottom part of the goal. It is 45 centimetres (approx. 18 inches) high.

Goal circle

Sports; Field hockey

A half-moon shaped area in front of the goal where an offensive or attacking player must be before he can take a shot and score a goal. This area is also known as a Scoring Circle or Shooting Circle.

Goal keeper

Sports; Field hockey

The goalkeeper tries to stop the ball from going in the goal. Just like in every other game that has a goalkeeper. They are the only player that is allowed to touch the ball with their body, but once ...

Five metre line

Sports; Field hockey

When a defensive player knocks the ball out of bounds behind his teams goal line, the opposing team gets to put the ball back in play on the sidelines five metres up from the corner flag.

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