Defending Team

  • (noun): (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring.
    Synonyms: defense, defence

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Comparison Of American Football And Rugby Union - Scoring
... penalty try, awarded by the referee when he believes that a try has been prevented by the defending team's misconduct ... the referee to declare that a "Palpably unfair act" was committed by the defending team the referee is allowed in such a situation (at his discretion) to award a score (most commonly a touchdown ... football features the option of the going for a 2-point conversion, where the attacking team gets one chance from 3 yards out (2 in the NFL) to get the ...
Multiwinia - Gameplay
... Domination Each team fights to control the entire map ... Teams fight over the spawn points dotted around the map in order to capture them and achieve a dominant position that will enable them to control the entire ... This game mode will continue until one team is victorious, or a timer can be used to limit the game to a set time limit ...
Bezzerwizzer - Gameplay - Endgame
... The first team to reach the finish - and therefore get round the board once - can be declared the winner ... Provided that another team doesn't also in the same round ... If a defending team is situated on the home stretch (within the last 5 squares of the board), another attacking team may force them to go backwards ...
Soccer Strategy - Tactics During A Game Situation - General Defensive Tactics - First, Second and Third Defender
... The initial few seconds after a team has lost the ball are important, as the newly-defending team in these seconds will be poorly organised defensively ... Wise first defending will contribute to the defending team managing to organise before the opponents attack ... should usually be the player closest to the opponent holding possession, but needs to be at the defending side of him in order to do an effective job ...

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