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- (soccer, hurling, Gaelic football) the boundary of the field that runs along its width at each end, and across the front of the goal.
- (American football) part of a vertical plane separating an end zone from the field of play when the ball is touched or is in player possession. The plane extends beyond the sidelines. A team’s goal line is that which it is defending.
- (ice hockey) the red line that runs across the rink and the front of the goal.