The Goal Defence starts in the oppsite teams goal third, behind the line separating the goal third from the center third. They can go in the opposite teams goal circle, goal third and the center third, but have to stop before they get into their own teams goal third.
45 yards ??
That's 40 yards
Because it was the last line of defence before Richmond, Virginia.
Goal defence stands on the right and behind the center third line nearest the opposing teams goal.
He doesn't say soccer for a start he says football. And his dutys usually involve being the last line of defence between the atcking player and the keeper.