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  • adv. on the side nearest the goal

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Examples

  • Tevez may have got lucky because two Mexican defenders had just about overtaken him by the time he headed the ball, meaning that, even though he was goalside of Pérez, he still may have been technically onside at the point of contact, though he was a mile off when Messi played the ball to him.

    World Cup 2010: Carlos Tevez drives Argentina to victory over Mexico

  • Identify that player and explain that he should first stay between the wing and the goal goalside.

    Coaching Kids to Play Soccer

  • Gary Taylor-Fletcher's head-on found Campbell and the striker muscled himself goalside of Gretar Steinsson before expertly side-footing the ball while unbalanced past Jussi Jaaskelainen.

    BBC News - Home

  • He's got goalside of debutant Ignasi Miquel but Koscielny is covering well.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Lee had got goalside of Koscielny but could only nod comfortably wide.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The Magpies led by one point from the fifth to seventh minutes of the first term and stayed behind Adelaide until the 19th minute of the last term when Travis Cloke's set shot from the boundary was rushed off a goalside pack.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • In fairness to Ryan Shawcross, when Shaun Wright-Phillips got goalside of him from Stephen Ireland's pass he was probably offside as well.

    The Guardian World News

  • In fairness to Ryan Shawcross, when Shaun Wright-Phillips got goalside of him from Stephen Ireland's pass he was probably offside as well, but once Thomas Sorensen had stranded himself outside his area the defender had another chance to clear off the line, only to miss his kick, fall to the floor and nod the ball backwards to leave the winger an easy tap-in.

    Football news, match reports and fixtures | guardian.co.uk

  • Vermaelen and Franco had a slight coming together after the striker had managed to get goalside (Vermaelen's error); Vermaelen then appeared to try and get a handful of Franco's shirt - but failed - before Franco collapsed to the turf as the ball bounced away from him.

    The Guardian World News

  • Tim Howard and Phil Neville worried more what Dirk Kuyt might do rather than concentrating on what he actually was doing, and the Dutchman was allowed to stay goalside of the Blues skipper and flick a neat header beyond Howard.

    Football.co.uk news feed

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