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Encyclopedia > Golden goal

The golden goal was a method used in football to decide the winner of games in elimination matches which end in a draw after the end of ordinary time (90 minutes). It is no longer used in FIFA authorized games, other than the FIFA Beach World Cup. Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA, French for International Federation of Association Football) is the international governing body of association football. ...


Its public origins can be traced to a letter published in the Times newspaper in London on April 16, 1992[citation needed]. Two halves of fifteen-minute extra time are played. If any team scores a goal during extra time, that team becomes the winner and the game ends at once. The winning goal is known as the "golden goal." An equivalent phrase used in North American sports terminology, particularly in professional football and ice hockey, is "sudden death." The Times is a national newspaper published daily in the United Kingdom since 1785, and under its current name since 1788. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Extra time is an additional period played at the end of some games of football (soccer) if the score is tied after the two standard periods (halves) of play. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Sudden death (or a sudden death round) is a way of providing a winner for a contest or game (typically a sport) which would otherwise end in a tie. ...


If there are no goals after both extra time periods, a penalty shootout decides the game. Penalty shootouts (officially referred to as kicks from the penalty mark) are a method sometimes used to decide which team progresses to the next stage of a tournament (or wins the tournament) following a draw in a game of association football. ...


If the teams are still tied after a penalty shootout then the game goes to sudden-death penalties, where each team takes one penalty each, until only one team scores, resulting in winning the game. The term golden goal was introduced by FIFA in 1993 along with the rule change because "sudden death" was perceived to have negative connotations. The golden goal was not compulsory, and individual competitions using extra time could choose whether to apply it during extra time. The first European Football Championship played with the rule was in 1996; the first World Cup played with the rule was in 1998. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA, French for International Federation of Association Football) is the international governing body of association football. ... The UEFA European Championship is the main football competition of the mens national football teams governed by the UEFA. Held every four years since 1960, in the even-numbered year between World Cup tournaments, it was originally called the European Nations Cup, changing to the name European Football Championship... The FIFA World Cup Trophy, which has been awarded to the world champions since 1974. ...


The first golden goal since the 1993 rule change by FIFA was in March 1993 by Australia against Uruguay in a quarterfinal match at the FIFA World Youth Championships. The first English (and possibly professional) tournament to be decided by Golden Goal was the 1995 Auto Windscreens Shield when Birmingham City beat Carlisle United. The first major tournament final to be decided by such a goal was the 1996 European Football Championship, won by Germany over the Czech Republic. The golden goal in this final was scored by Oliver Bierhoff. Other major international tournament finals decided by a golden goal include: The Football League Trophy is the generic name of an English football competition for clubs in the two lower divisions of the Football League, the official name of which is frequently changed to match changes in sponsors, and which is presently called the LDV Vans Trophy. ... Birmingham City Football Club are an English football club based in [[Birmingham].The west midlands. ... Carlisle United F.C. are an English football team currently playing in Conference National. ... The 1996 European Football Championship (or simply Euro 96) was hosted by England. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

The first golden goal in World Cup history took place in 1998, as Laurent Blanc scored to enable France to defeat Paraguay in the Round of 16. In 2002, three games were decided by a golden goal - Senegal over Sweden and Korea over Italy in the Round of 16, and Turkey over Senegal in the quarter-final. The 2000 UEFA European Championship, or Euro 2000, was the 11th edition of the UEFA European Championship, a competition between the national football teams of Europe held every four years and organised by UEFA, footballs governing body in Europe. ... The football tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics was the 20th official Olympic Games football tournament. ... The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Games/Games of the New Millennium, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... The 2000-01 UEFA Cup was won by Liverpool F.C. in a dramatic golden goal final against Deportivo Alavés for their third title in the competition. ... Liverpool Football Club are an English professional football club based in Liverpool. ... Deportivo Alavés, usually abbreviated to Alavés, is a Spanish Segunda División football club based in Vitoria-Gasteiz in the Basque Country. ... The FIFA U-20 Womens World Championship is a world championship football tournament, organized by FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), for national teams of women under age 20. ... The 2003 Confederations Cup football tournament was held in France in June 2003. ... The 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup was the seventh edition of the Gold Cup, the soccer championship of North and Central America (CONCACAF). ... The FIFA Womens World Cup 2003 was held in the United States and won by Germany. ... Qualifying countries The 1998 FIFA World Cup, the 16th staging of the World Cup, was held in France from June 10 to July 12 after 60 years to celebrate the third edition scheduled in 1938. ... Laurent Blanc (born November 19, 1965 in Alès) is a French football defender, who scored the first golden goal in World Cup history in the 1998 World Cup. ... Qualifying countries The 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 17th staging of the World Cup, was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. ... First international South Korea 5 - 3 Mexico (London, England; August 2, 1948) Biggest win South Korea 16 - 0 Nepal (Incheon, South Korea; September 29, 2003) Biggest defeat Sweden 12 - 0 South Korea (London, England; August 5, 1948) World Cup Appearances 7 (First in 1954) Best result Fourth place, 2002 AFC...


The golden goal rule was introduced to stimulate offensive flair and to effectively reduce the number of penalty shootouts. However, it was widely thought that this ruling backfired as more teams decided to play defensive football to safeguard against a loss.


In the 2002 season UEFA introduced a new rule, the so-called silver goal, to decide a competitive match. In extra time the team leading after the first fifteen minute half would win, but the game would no longer stop the instant a team scored. Competitions that operated extra time would be able to decide whether to use the golden goal, the silver goal, or neither procedure during extra time. The Union of European Football Associations, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced (you-AY-fuh) or (oo-Ay-fuh) or ), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... Silver goal was a method used in association football to decide the result of games in elimination matches which end in a draw after the end of the ordinary time. ...


In February 2004, after widespread complaints about the impact of the rule from fans, the IFAB bowed to pressure and announced that after Euro 2004 in Portugal, both the golden goal and the silver goal procedures would be removed from the Laws of the Game. The 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany did not employ the golden goal in the event of a tied match during the knockout stage. [1]. Instead, in the event of a tied game after the original 90 minutes, two 15 minute halves of extra time were played. Then, if a tie remained after the 30 minutes of extra time, the winner was decided by a penalty shootout. [2] The International Football Association Board (IFAB) (a. ... Euro 2004 Logo The 2004 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly called Euro 2004, was held in Portugal between 12 June and 4 July 2004. ... The Laws of the Game (also known as the Laws of Football) are the rules governing a game of association football (soccer). ... Qualifying countries The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th staging of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international association football world championship tournament. ...


Although it was mostly used in elimination matches worldwide, the golden goal was developed in Japan due to the cultural unease on neither side coming out as the winner of a game. The first competition in Japan that employed the rule was the 1991 league cup where it was used in both the group and elimination stages. At that time, the rule was referred to as sadon desu. a loanword from sudden death. J. League also adopted the rule for regular league matches from 1993 to 2002. A loanword (or loan word) is a word directly taken into one language from another with little or no translation. ... The Japan Professional Football League ), or J.LEAGUE ), is the top professional football (soccer) league in Japan and one of the most successful leagues in Asian club football. ...


References

  1. ^ 2006 World Cup drops golden goal
  2. ^ FIFA Rules

See Also

Silver Goal Silver goal was a method used in association football to decide the result of games in elimination matches which end in a draw after the end of the ordinary time. ...


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Golden goal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (752 words)
The golden goal was a method used in football to decide the winner of games in elimination matches which end in a draw after the end of ordinary time (90 minutes).
The term golden goal was introduced by FIFA in 1993 along with the rule change because "sudden death" was perceived to have negative connotations.
The first golden goal since the 1993 rule change by FIFA was in March 1993 by Australia against Uruguay in a quarterfinal match at the FIFA World Youth Championships.
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