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Football Vocabulary Quiz

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1. A player whose job is to stop attackers from scoring is a

defender
striker
forward
a) defender b) striker c) forward

2. Neither team scored, so the game ended in a

replay
draw
loss
a) replay b) draw c) loss

3. Tripping, pushing and diving are

penalties
crimes
fouls
a) penalties b) crimes c) fouls

4. Chelsea and Liverpool are teams in the English Premiership

League
Champions
Cup
a) League b) Champions c) Cup

5. A player throws the ball if an opponent kicks the ball over the

goal line
touchline
outline
a) goal line b) touchline c) outline

6. If a game ends in a draw, it can go into extra

play
half
time
a) play b) half c) time

7. If a player commits a foul in the penalty area, the referee awards a penalty

goal
kick
spot
a) goal b) kick c) spot

8. What can each team do with up to three players during a game?

injure them
tackle them
substitute them
a) injure them b) tackle them c) substitute them

9. Assistant referees signal if they see an attacker in an

outside position
offside position
extra position
a) outside position b) offside position c) extra position

10. A player whose main role is to score goals is called a

striker
goalie
shooter
a) striker b) goalie c) shooter

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