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A match = two teams playing against each other in a 90-minute game of football: trận đấu
Friendly game = is a game in which there is no competitive value of any significant kind to any competitor: trận giao hữu
Away game = a game played away from home: trận đấu diễn ra tại sân đối phương
Away team = the team that is playing away from home: đội chơi trên sân đối phương
A pitch = the area where footballers play a match: sân thi đấu
A field = an area, usually covered with grass, used for playing sport: sân bóng
Crossbar = a horizontal bar, either the part that forms the top of a goal: xà ngang
Goal line = the line between the two posts that mark the goal, over which the ball must pass if a point is to be scored: đường biên kết thúc sân
Centre circle = a circle in the middle of the field (on the halfway line) with a radius of 9.15m (10yds): vòng tròn trung tâm sân bóng
Goal area = an area in front of the goal which goal kicks must be taken: vùng cấm địa, khu vực 16m50.
Penalty spot = is the place where the ball is placed for penalty kick: nửa vòng tròn cách cầu môn 11 mét, khu vực 11 mét
Sideline = a line that marks the side boundary of a field: đường dọc biên mỗi bên sân thi đấu
Goalpost = one of a pair of posts that are set up as a goal at each end of a field: cột khung thành, cột gôn
A referee = the person who makes sure that the players follow the rules. Normally wears a black shirt and shorts, and has a whistle: trọng tài
A linesman (referee’s assistant) = the person whose main duty it is to indicate with a flag when the ball has gone out of play or when a player is offside: trọng tài biên, trợ lý trọng tài chính.
A manager (coach) = the person in charge of a team and responsible for training, new players and transfers: huấn luyện viên
A goalkeeper = the player in goal who has to stop the ball from crossing the goal-line. The only player who is allowed to handle the ball during open play: thủ môn.
A defender = a player who plays in the part of the football team which tries to prevent the other team from scoring goals: hậu vệ
A midfielder = a midfielder – a player who plays mainly in the middle part of the pitch (or midfield): tiền vệ
An attacker = also called a forward; a player whose duty it is to score goals: tiền đạo.
A skipper = the player who leads a team, also called the captain: đội trưởng.
A substitute = a player who sits on the bench ready to replace another team-mate on the pitch. Can also be used as a verb: dự bị
A foul = a violation of the rules: lỗi
Offside = in a position which is not allowed by the rules of the game, i.e. when an attacking player is closer to the opposing team’s goal-line at the moment the ball is passed to him or her than the last defender apart from the goalkeeper: việt vị
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