the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring
a very important part of any winning team, but to be successful you just have to play like a team
The only player on the team who is allowed to touch the ball with her hands in the penalty area. Her job is to stop the ball from going into the goal.
The player who guards the net and prevents the opposition from scoring.
A defensive player who guards the goal.
The only player permitted to take the ball in both hands or punch it so long as he is within his own four meter line. Outside the four meter line he has the same restrictions as a field player, however the goalkeeper may not cross the halfway line.