penalty area definition

  • noun:
    • a location noted on a soccer industry before each objective within which a violation for the guidelines by a defending player results in a penalty kick.
    • a location of a soccer pitch expanding 18 yards out from the objective, inside which a penalty is directed at the offensive staff if a foul is made because of the protective staff.

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