18-yard line

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

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, Richard Rae, "Manchester United humbled by MK Dons after Will Grigg hits double", The Guardian, 26 August 2014:
      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.

Related terms[edit]