A direct free kick awarded from 12 yards in front of the goal would be within the penalty area.
It would have to be a kick awarded to the defense, because if a defender had committed a direct free kick offense at that location the restart would, instead, have been a penalty kick for the attackers.
Kick taken 12 yards in front of goal?
A goal may be scored directly against the opponents on a direct free kick. An own-goal may not be scored.
The 'little box' in front of the goalie is called the goal area. It is 6 yards wide by 20 yards long. (8 yards from goal post to goal post and 6 yards on each side of the goal post)The next area outside the goal area is the penalty area. It is 18 yards wide by 44 yards long. (8 yards from goal post to goal post and 18 yards on each side of the goal post)These sizes are for a professional soccer field. As the age of the players diminishes so does the field size as well as the field markings.
There is no such thing as a "Direct Goal Kick." Goals can be scored from Goal Kicks Goals can be scored from Direct Free Kicks According to FIFA Laws of the Game
The goal area is 20 yards wide and 6 yards deep. It is the smaller of the two areas in front of the goal. The other area is called the penalty area.
Free Spot? Do you mean the goal crease?
You aim at the goal and shoot.
The penalty area is an 18 yard deep and 44 yard wide rectangle centered in front of the goal at either end of an Association Football pitch. This is the only area in which a defending goalkeeper may handle the ball. If a defending player commits a direct free kick offense within this area, the attacking team is awarded a penalty kick instead of a direct free kick. There is a smaller area, 6 yards deep and 20 yards wide, called the goal area, inside of the penalty area.
The larger rectangle is called the penalty area. It is 18 yards deep and 44 yards wide. Within this area the defending goal keeper may handle the ball. Any direct free kick offense committed by a defender within this area will result in a penalty kick for the attacking team. The smaller rectangle is call the goal area. It is 6 yards deep and 20 yards wide. A goal kick may be taken from anywhere within this area. Any indirect free kick offense committed by a defender within this area will result in the indirect free kick being moved to the 6 yard line (top of the area) closest to the point of the infraction. Essentially, no attacking team is going to receive a indirect free kick opportunity 6 inches from the goal mouth.
The goal area is 6 yards deep and 20 yards wide. 1. During the taking of a goal kick, the ball may be placed anywhere in this area. 2. During the taking of any free kick (direct or indirect), the ball is moved away from the goal line along a line perpendicular to the goal line to the top of this area; exactly 6 yards out. This is to prevent, for example, an indirect free kick 6 inches from the goal line. It would also give some running room for a defensive free kick going out.
A goal kick is a different kick from a direct free kick or an indirect free kick. Your question appears to ask if a goal may be scored from a goal kick. Yes, it can, but only against the opponents. One cannot score an own-goal directly from a goal kick.
Only if the kick awarded was a direct free kick.
The penalty area is the larger of the two areas marked by lines in front of the goal. It measures 18 yards (16.5 m) deep by 44 yards (40.23 m) wide. Within this area the defensive goal keeper may handle the ball legally and any offense by a defender, against an attacker, which would normally be punishable by a direct free kick will instead be punished with a penalty kick.
The penalty area extends 18 yards to either side of the goal, and 18 yards to the front of it.
Defending teams must retreat 10 yards from any free kick _or_ they must be on their own goal line and between the posts.
It is 100 yards from goal line to goal line.
A football field post to post is 120 yards. It is 100 yards from goal to goal and each endzone is 10 yards.
A free kick that is not shot from directly in front of the goal.
No goal is scored and the restart is a corner kick for the opposing team.
They have to be at least 10 yards away or on their own goal line between the goal posts.
In soccer you have to score a goal with a free kick, no points are given.
You cannot score an own-goal on a direct free kick. The restart would be a corner kick for the opponents.