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2-ON-1 BREAK  look up translate image
a type of break with 2 attacking players against 1 defensive player.
3-ON-1 BREAK  look up translate image
a type of break with 3 attacking players against only 1 defensive player.
3-ON-2 BREAK  look up translate image
a type of break with 3 attacking players against 2 defensive players.
4-2-4  look up translate image
a formation that consists of 4 defenders, 2 midfielders and 4 forwards.
4-3-3  look up translate image
a formation that consists of 4 defenders, 3 midfielders and 3 forwards; the most common formation used by teams.
4-4-2  look up translate image
a formation that consists of 4 defenders, 4 midfielders and 2 forwards.
ADVANTAGE RULE (luật lợi thế)  look up translate image
a clause in the rules that directs the referee to refrain from stopping play for a foul if a stoppage would benefit the team that committed the violation.
ADVANTAGES (lợi thế)  look up translate image
situations where a team has possession of the ball and outnumbers the opposition near the opposing goal.
AMERICAN FOOTBALL (bóng bầu dục Mỹ)  look up translate image
a term used by non-Americans to distinguish the popular U.S. sport of football from soccer which they also call football.

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  • APSL  look up translate image
    American Professional Soccer League the nation's only outdoor professional soccer league since 1991, consisting of 8 teams in the U.S. and Canada (expanding to 12 by 1995).
    ASSIST (đường chuyền dẫn tới bàn thắng)  look up translate image
    the pass or passes which immediately precede a goal; a maximum of two assists can be credited for one goal.
    ATTACKER (cầu thủ có bóng)  look up translate image
    any player on the team that has possession of the ball.
    ATTACKING MIDFIELDER (trung vệ tấn công)  look up translate image
    the most forward-playing midfielder, playing right behind the forwards; he supports the offense by providing passes to forwards to set up goals.
    ATTACKING TEAM  look up translate image
    the team that has possession of the ball.
    AYSO  look up translate image
    American Youth Soccer Organization an administrative body of youth soccer which sets rules and provides information and equipment to youth league referees, coaches and players.
    BACK (hậu vệ)  look up translate image
    a defender.
    BACK HEADER (đánh đầu ngược về sau)  look up translate image
    a player's use of his head to direct the ball backwards.
    BACK TACKLE (xoạc bóng từ sau)  look up translate image
    an attempt by a defender to take the ball away from a ball carrier by swinging the defender's leg in front of the ball from behind.
    BALL CARRIER (cầu thủ đang có bóng)  look up translate image
    a player that has possession of the ball.
    BANANA KICK (đá cầu vồng)  look up translate image
    a type of kick that gives the ball a curved trajectory; used to get the ball around an obstacle such as a goaltender or defender.
    BEAT (đi bóng qua đối phương bằng cách sút hoặc tâng bóng)  look up translate image
    to get the ball through or around an opponent by dribbling or shooting.
    BEHIND THE DEFENDER (khu vực giữa hàng hậu vệ và gôn)  look up translate image
    the area between a defender and his goal.
    BICYCLE KICK (vô-lê ngược)  look up translate image
    when a player kicks the ball in mid-air backwards and over his own head, usually making contact above waist level; an acrobatic shot.
    BREAK (lợi thế)  look up translate image
    when a team quickly advances the ball down the field in an attempt to get its players near the opponent's goal before the defenders have a chance to retreat; also called an advantage.
    BREAKAWAY (một mình đối mặt với thủ môn)  look up translate image
    when an attacker with the ball approaches the goal undefended; this exciting play pits a sole attacker against the goalkeeper in a one-on-one showdown.
    BUNDESLIGA (liên đoàn bóng đá chuyên nghiệp của Đức)  look up translate image
    The German professional soccer league.
    CAP (số lần khoác áo đội tuyển quốc gia)  look up translate image
    a recognition earned by a player for each appearance in an international game for his country.
    CARRYING THE BALL (lỗi thủ môn cầm bóng quá 4 bước)  look up translate image
    a foul called on a goalkeeper when he takes more than 4 steps while holding or bouncing the ball.
    CAUTION (thẻ vàng)  look up translate image
    see Yellow card.
    CENTER (chuyền vào giữa)  look up translate image
    a pass from a player located near the sideline towards the middle of the field; used to get the ball closer to the front of the goal; also called a cross.
    CENTER CIRCLE (vòng tròn giữa sân)  look up translate image
    a circular marking with a 10-yard radius in the center of the field from which kickoffs are taken to start or restart the game.
    CENTER LINE (đường trung tuyến)  look up translate image
    see Midfield line.
    CENTER SPOT (điểm phát bóng giữa sân)  look up translate image
    a small circular mark inside the center circle that denotes the center of the field from which kickoffs are taken to start or restart the game.
    CENTRAL DEFENDER (trung vệ)  look up translate image
    a player who guards the area directly in front of his own goal in a zone defense; does not exist in a man-to-man defense.
    CHARGE (tấn công)  look up translate image
    to run into an opponent; legal if done from the front or side of the ball carrier; illegal against a player without the ball or from behind.
    CHEST TRAP (dùng ngực khống chế bóng)  look up translate image
    when a player uses his chest to slow down and control a ball in the air.
    CHIP PASS (tâng bóng qua đầu)  look up translate image
    a pass lofted into the air from a player to a teammate; used primarily to evade a defender by kicking the ball over his head.
    CHIP SHOT (ghi bàn qua đầu thủ môn)  look up translate image
    a kick lofted into the air to try to sail the ball over the goalkeeper's head and still make it under the crossbar into the goal.
    CLEAR (phá bóng khỏi gôn)  look up translate image
    to kick the ball away from one's goal.
    CLEATS (đinh giày)  look up translate image
    the metal, plastic or rubber points in the bottom of a soccer shoe used to provide a player with traction; term also used to refer to the shoes themselves.
    CLUB (câu lạc bộ)  look up translate image
    a team that plays in a league.
    CONCACAF (Liên đoànbóng đá Bắc và Trung Mỹ)  look up translate image
    The Confederation Norte-Centroamericana y Del Caribe de Footbal - the regional organization of North American and Central American soccer under which World Cup qualifying matches are played; member countries include the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Central American and Caribbean countries.
    CONSOLATION MATCH (trận tranh giải ba)  look up translate image
    a tournament game played between the losers of the 2 semifinal matches to determine the third-place team.
    CORNER ARC (vòng phạt góc)  look up translate image
    a quarter-circle with a radius of 1 yard located at each of the 4 corners of the field; on a corner kick, the ball must be kicked from inside this arc.

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    CORNER AREA (vòng phạt góc)  look up translate image
    see Corner arc.
    CORNER FLAG (cờ phạt góc)  look up translate image
    the flag located at each of the 4 corners of the field, inside the corner area.
    CORNER KICK (đá phạt góc)  look up translate image
    a type of restart where the ball is kicked from the corner arc in an attempt to score; awarded to an attacking team when the ball crosses the goal line last touched by the defending team.
    COUNTERATTACK (phản công)  look up translate image
    an attack launched by a defending team soon after it regains possession of the ball.
    CREATING SPACE (tạo khoảng trống)  look up translate image
    when a player from the attacking team moves without the ball to draw defenders away from the ball carrier and give him space.
    CROSS OR CROSSING PASS (chuyền vào giữa)  look up translate image
    a pass from an attacking player near the sideline to a teammate in the middle or opposite side of the field; used to give the teammate a good scoring opportunity.
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