18-yard line

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18-yard line (plural 18-yard lines)

  1. (soccer) The line on the pitch, 18 yards from the goal line, marking the outside of the penalty box
    • 2014 August 26, Richard Rae, “Manchester United humbled by MK Dons after Will Grigg hits double”, in The Guardian:
      Van Gaal used his third substitute, James Wilson, well before the hour, and Welbeck, allowed to drift across the MK 18-yard line, drove a right-foot shot only just wide, but Robinson’s side were always alert to the possibility of a break.

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