• Northcroft kicking the field goal anticipated by the Navy and feared by the Army
    Northcroft kicking the field goal anticipated by the Navy and feared by the Army
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n goal-kick (association football) a kick by the defending side after the attacking side sends the ball over the goal-line
    • n goal-kick (rugby) an attempt to kick a goal
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In literature:

You'll never score a goal if you kick the ball in that mother-may-I-have-an-orange style.
"War and the Weird" by Forbes Phillips
The object of the play is, for each party to kick the ball across the goal of the other, and to prevent it from passing their own.
"The Book of Sports:" by William Martin
The teams changed goals and Rearick kicked off again.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
A minute later the goal was kicked and the elevens again changed sides.
"The Varmint" by Owen Johnson
She kicked out of danger from behind her goal and after two plays the final whistle blew.
"Left Guard Gilbert" by Ralph Henry Barbour
The "Maroons" won and, as there was not enough wind stirring to favor either goal, elected to take the kick off.
"Bert Wilson on the Gridiron" by J. W. Duffield
A moment later the Wilton captain kicked an easy goal and the tally was seven.
"The Mark of the Knife" by Clayton H. Ernst
I hope you'll kick ten goals this afternoon.
"Under Padlock and Seal" by Charles Harold Avery
Sloan won the toss and elected to defend the south goal, kicking off with the wind behind its back.
"The Upward Path" by Various
They failed, however, to kick goal, and the score stood 6 to 0 in favor of Stanley.
"A Boy Knight" by Martin J. (Martin Jerome) Scott

In news:

When Central Michigan kicked a last second field goal to capture a thrilling, upset win over Iowa on the road, it completed one of the biggest wins in Chippewas history.
New Orleans Saints Mark Brunell holds as kicker Garrett Hartley (5) kicks the winning field goal.
Vikings kicker Blair Walsh, right, celebrates with Chris Kluwe after kicking a 55-yard field goal to send the game against the Jaguars into overtime.
(AP) — John Macomber kicked two field goals and Holy Cross ' defense held Bucknell to just 145 total yards as the Crusaders defeated the Bison 13-6 on Saturday in a Patriot League matchup.
(AP) — Cody Journell kicked a 29-yard field goal with 4 seconds to play, and Virginia Tech beat Virginia 17-14 Saturday to qualify for a bowl game and win its ninth straight from its in-state rival.
Cameron Starke kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired as James Madison defeated Liberty 27-24 on Saturday night.
Ryan Succop kicked six field goals, one to force overtime in the final seconds and another from 31 yards to lift the Kansas City Chiefs to a 27-24 victory over the winless New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson (4) reacts after kicking a 45-yard field goal to give the Lions a 26-23 overtime victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, Oct 14, 2012, in Philadelphia.
Walsh kicked four field goals against Jacksonville in his first game, including a 55-yarder that tied the game at the end of regulation and a 38-yarder that won it in overtime.
Place kicker Nick Novak #9 of the San Diego Chargers kicks a 45-yard field goal against the Kansas City Chiefs during the fourth quarter on September 30, 2012 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.
Tynes kicked a 34-yard field goal later in the quarter to increase the advantage to 10-3.
Pitt State kicker Chase McCoy prepares to kick the game-winning 26-yard field goal as Luke Rampy spots the hold.
At the United Way 2012 Campaign Kick-off Wednesday, organizers reported $464,222 was raised last year and that this year's goal is $500,000.
LOS ANGELES — Theo Riddick rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown, Kyle Brindza kicked five field goals, and No.
Prior to Sunday's game in Cleveland, the Browns mascot playfully tried to kick a field goal from about 15 yards out just before the teams were introduced.

In science:

GOAL!! Forlan’s free kick is hit deep into the box and is flicked on by Caceres.
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