The distance from the goal line to the penalty mark should be 12 yards.
You are probably referring to the penalty mark.
The penalty mark is 12 yards from the goal line.
The lines that mark a soccer field are touch lines, goal lines, the halfway line, the center circle, corner arcs, goal area lines, penalty area lines, and penalty arcs.
It is a part of a circle with a radius of 10 yards, where its center is the penalty mark. It is 2 yards from the penalty area boundary at its furthest point.
There is no penalty box in outdoor soccer. I believe there is for indoor soccer.
It is an arc that is drawn outside of the penalty area with a radius of ten yards and the center being the penalty mark. (Note: the mark is only 6 yards from the edge of the penalty area area) Whenever a penalty kick is taken all players, except the kicker and the goal keeper, must be outside of the penalty area, at least ten yards from the mark, and not closer to the goal line than the mark. Other than the taking of penalty kicks, it has no other function.
The penalty mark is twelve yards from the goal line and is equidistant to either post. So it's 36ft.
That is the penalty arc. Its center is the penalty mark and has a radius of 10 yards. During a penalty kick, all non-kicking players must be outside of the penalty area and also the penalty arc at the moment of the kick.
A PK in Soccer is a penalty kick.
No. Penalty kicks are not allowed in upward soccer, but they are allowed in bigger leagues.
You are probably referring to the penalty arc which is at the top to the penalty area. It is not exactly a half of a circle.Prior to the taking of a penalty kick all players except the kicker and the opposing goal keeper must be outside of the penalty area and at least 10 yards from the penalty mark. The penalty mark is only 8 yards from the edge of the penalty area! So an extra bit of distance is added to show the players where they must be.