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Question Number: 27778

Law 1- The Field 9/17/2013

RE: forward Professional

mitus of manila, philippines philippines asks...

How many meters from the penalty mark to goal post?

Answer provided by Referee Joe McHugh

Hi Mitus
The penalty mark is 11 metres or 12 yards from the centre of the goal line between the posts.
If you know your geometry in maths the distance from the penalty mark to either goal posts is 11.57 metres or 12.65 yards.

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