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Question 1: Helmuth Duckadam, the goalkeeper of Steaua Bucharest saved a record 4 consecutive penalties in the ________ final of 1986, against FC Barcelona.
2005–06 UEFA Champions League2010 UEFA Champions League FinalUEFA Champions League2009–10 UEFA Champions League

Question 2: For instance, of 78 penalty kicks taken during ________ season, 57 resulted in a goal, meaning almost 30% of the penalties were unsuccessful.
Fulham F.C.Arsenal F.C. season 2003–042006–07 FA Premier League2005–06 FA Premier League

Question 3: The first ever penalty kick was awarded to Wolverhampton Wanderers in their game against Accrington at ________ on 14 September 1891.
Goodison ParkMolineux StadiumAnfieldOld Trafford

Question 4: A penalty kick (or penalty) is a type of free kick in ________, taken from twelve yards (approximately eleven metres) out from goal and with only the goalkeeper of the defending team between the penalty taker and the goal.
Rugby unionAssociation footballOlympic GamesAssociation football around the world

Question 5: After the referee blows his ________, which is the signal for the kick to be taken, the kicker must kick the ball in a forward direction (not necessarily at the goal, though this is almost always the case).
WhistleJ Hudson & CoTin whistleJ Stevens & Son

Question 6: An ________ may not be scored by the kicking team, although this would be almost impossible since the ball has to be kicked in a forward direction to be a valid penalty kick.
Scotland national football teamEngland national football teamPremier LeagueOwn goal

Question 7: If the ball were to wind up in the kicking team's goal (for example, if the kick were to ricochet off the defending team's goalpost, travel the length of the pitch, and go into the opposite goal), a ________ would be awarded to the defending team.
Manchester United F.C.Corner kickWayne RooneyCristiano Ronaldo


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