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The area within which a goalkeeper may usually legally handle the ball is called the penalty area, and measures 44 yards across and 18 yards deep. The goalkeeper may leave this area, but is treated like any other player while outside of the penalty area.

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In soccer is a goal keeper considered a defender when the keeper comes out of the box?

The goal keeper is always considered a defender, if he is in or out of the penalty area.

How can a soccer goal keeper score a goal?

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May a goal keeper step out of the penalty area?

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A goal keeper is allowed to use their hands only within their own penalty area.

When can't the goal keeper use their hands?

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Who is aloud in the shotting area in netball?

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Can the goal keeper touch a ball in the other teams goal box?

Not with their hands. A goal keeper may only use his hands inside of his own penalty area.

Can a goal keeper dribble the ball back into his goal area and pick it up?

Yes, but it depends on how it was passed to them. There are restrictions when a team mate kicks it it to their own goal keeper. There are restrictions when a team mate throws a ball in directly to their own goal keeper.

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No. Only in the penalty area may the goal keeper handle the ball.

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