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tie


1. See draw. 2. See match.  
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6


An abbreviation referring to the goal area.  
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6-stud cleats


See screw-ins. Law 4
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An abbreviation referring to the penalty area.  
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50/50 ball


A loose ball contested by a player from each team and which may be won by either one of them (a frequent cause of injury as players collide in attempting to be first to the ball).  
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Abandon the game


Occasionally the referee will stop the game with no chance of resuming it; in that case, the game is said to have been abandoned. Seriously inclement weather or bench-clearing brawls are typical reasons.  
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advantage


A discretionary judgement which allows an official to permit play to continue rather than stopping play to administer a foul. The is because the foul did not put the offended team at a disadvantage, or the foul, should it have been called, may take away a favorable opportunity for the offended team. Law 5
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assist


One player passes the ball to a second player, who scores as a result of the pass.  
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Assistant referee


One of two assistants to the center referee. Their duties include: Calling the ball out of play, determining the team that is awarded a corner kick, goal kick or throw-in, calling offside, notifying the referee of a pending situation, monitoring for misconduct and a ny duty that the referee deems necessary. Formerly called "linesman". Law [..]
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Association football


The original name of soccer.  
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