Popular slang terms for "A shot at goal" are to "have a dig" or to "have a poke"
also to have a pop at goal
to rip it also means to have a shot
have a rip is also a popular term, or let loose.
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- to "have a dig" - usually means to try to foul an opponent
- to have a "poke" or a "pop" at goal is commonly used on the pitch in England. As with "let loose"
- to "rip" ?? Played 'footy' in England 20 years and have to say it's not a term I've come across
An Assist..but i dont think its slang
Almost all sports use the word "shot" in them. For instance, in basketball, releasing the ball towards the basket is called a shot. In soccer, kicking the ball towards the goal is a shot. Badminton uses the the term as shot, Drive Shot and Smash Shot. Hockey uses that term as well as slap-shot, Trap and Skeet also uses that term for the lead pellets discharged from the shotgun.
Ace is a slang term for an expert, likewise dab hand, hot shot and killer.
A fieldgoal is a gridiron football term.
The term penalty shot is used in ice hockey and polo. In soccer, the term penalty kick is used.
Easy shot that somehow eluded the goalkeeper.
to fluff a goal; a term used in british football (soccer) means to miss the goal net when they should have easily scored