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  WWF - Man's five worst environmental own goals
An "own-goal" or "auto-goal" is when someone from a team scores a goal in their own net, against themselves.
Football (or Soccer to some) for example is famous for some spectacular own goals.
In the same vein we thought we would put together 5 of the greatest environmental own goals: the things the human race has done over the centuries that have seen us make some incredibly stupid choices and make a real mess of our planet...
www.panda.org /news_facts/education/own_goals   (219 words)

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The hapless defender who steers the ball past his own goalkeeper into the net to concede the decisive goal in a cup-tie is part of the romance of the game (even if the disconsolate defender might not see it as such).
But as far as own goals are concerned, they currently have no universal criteria on which to make their decisions.
Maybe it wasn't an own goal in the classical sense, because that needs the player to be completely responsible for his own action.
www.fifareferee.net /new4/e_ja.htm   (1951 words)

 Personal Goal Setting Lesson Plan - Career Time Management - Setting Goals Theory & Personal Strategy Ebook
This is especially crucial if you want to do any career goal setting.
Throw out any books you own on personal goal setting and time management.
Goal Setting - My Goal Setting Blog -
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  ThinkingGames » Blog Archive » Own goal(s)
However in doing so they soon begin to devise their own goals and challenges (build the biggest windfarm, make a pyramid, burn the whole city).
Beating your own challenge is different to conquering a predefined (and hopefully well crafted) mission chain that is shared by all the players of the game.
Perhaps the implicit overarching goal in this model would be to beat all the individual modes (as in wario ware).
www.thinkinggames.co.uk /content/?p=153   (813 words)

  A desktop solution for own goal dilemmas - Technology - smh.com.au
FIFA will be using computer technology to clarify whether a goal is an own goal or not for the first time when the World Cup starts on Friday.
Own goals are rare in the World Cup; there have only been 24 in the 644 matches played in the finals since 1930.
The most infamous and ultimately tragic own goal was scored by Andres Escobar of Colombia against the United States in 1994.
www.smh.com.au /news/technology/a-desktop-solution-for-own-goal-dilemmas/2006/06/09/1149815293166.html   (593 words)

  FIFA Magazine - April 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The hapless defender who steers the ball past his own goalkeeper into the net to concede the decisive goal in a cup-tie is part of the romance of the game (even if the disconsolate defender might not see it as such).
As long as the goal is valid, the identity of the individual responsible for propelling the ball over the line is, strictly speaking, immaterial.
But as far as own goals are concerned, they currently have no universal criteria on which to make their decisions.
www.fifa.com /fifa/pub/magazine/fm4-97.2.html   (1919 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An own goal cannot be scored directly from any restart (throw-in, free kick, etc) by the free kick; a corner kick is awarded to the attacking team should this happen).
When a goal is scored after a shot (by the attacking side) is deflected into the net by a defending player, whether this is scored as a goal for the attacker or as an own goal is determined by whether the original shot was on target.
If a goal is scored by a player on the defending team, credit for the goal goes to the last player on the other team to have touched the puck, mainly to the belief that the player credited with the goal had his shot deflected.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=own_goal   (1148 words)

 Goalkeeping Edition 94   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The reason there are huge advantages to a keeper taking her own goal kicks is that it allows for another option from her teammates.
If a the keeper takes the goal kick, the backs can step up and not worry as much about the long first ball from the opponent because they can take away the space that the opponents can be in while players are going for the first ball.
Of the two reasons the keeper should try to take their own goal licks, the second is the more important of the two.
www.finesoccer.com /goalkeeping_edition_94.htm   (484 words)

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Goals ought to be ”smart” and need previous data and information gathering to set them.Mini Goal Setting Exercise20’ Each participant defines an objective he/ she thinks can be achieved in two minutes in the classroom and tries to accomplish it in the given time.
The difference between goals and means to achieve goals is clarified.Reflection about one’s own goals30’Participants have the chance to reflect on their own goals, focussing on the short-term ones.Processing III 15’ Goals are of different kind and achievable in different time frames.
After all participants performed their mini goal, have a look at one and check with the observers if they are ”smart” and if they were accomplished or not.
www.addischamber.com /downloads/docs/PersonalGoalSetting.doc   (2192 words)

 Urban Dictionary: own
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To own is to beat an opponent while displaying a high degree of skill and style.
Own- the act of putting someone in their place.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=own   (352 words)

 Twente own goal ends Ajax's scoreless streak: 2-0   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ajax's first goal after some 440 scoreless minutes of Eredivisie football was not scored by an Ajacied.
And what a fine goal it was: he elegantly slipped past his defender and fired the ball under goalkeeper Sander Boschker.
The optimists will say 'yes', and in the world of football you never know what positive effect a shaky win may have on the team, but until the 70th minute it surely didn't seem like Ajax were seeing light at the end of the tunnel.
www.ajax-usa.com /matches/m05-06/twente-own-goal-ends-ajax-s-scoreless-streak-2-0.html   (846 words)

 rediff.com: Football World Cup - FIFA's own goal ruling makes history
The second goal scored by the United States in their surprise 3-2 win over Portugal on Wednesday has been declared an own goal by Portuguese defender Jorge Costa, creating a piece of World Cup finals history.
The match is now the only one in the tournament's 72-year history to witness two own goals.
Earlier in the tournament, FIFA decided to award South Africa's first goal in a 2-2 draw with Paraguay in group B to Tebeho Mokoena after it was originally given as an own goal.
www.rediff.com /sports/football/2002/jun/06own.htm   (304 words)

 Escobar shot dead after own goal | Liverpool FC | AnfieldRed
Andres Escobar was shot dead after scoring an own goal in the 1994 world cup that cost Colombia their place in the Tournament.
He was murdered outside a restaurant in his home town, apparently shot 12 times, and after each shot was fired, his assailant shouted "goal" at him.
Whilst it is not been proven, it is thought the murder was committed by drug barons, who had bet large sums of money on the game and had lost due to Escobar's own goal.
www.anfieldred.co.uk /memorable-world-cup-moments/escobar-shot-dead-after-own-goal   (97 words)

 Rangers Clip Penguins Late on Own Goal - Central Florida News 13
He didn't face another shot, but Jagr's goal was enough to snap Pittsburgh's winning streak at five and improve the Rangers' run to 7-1-3.
Even after the goal, Thibault shined _ flopping in his crease to stop the Rangers at the midway point _ and giving Pittsburgh a chance for another comeback.
Ryan Hollweg earned an assist on Betts' goal, his third point and second helper of the season, hours after Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice decided not to pursue charges against Islanders forward Chris Simon, who struck Hollweg with a two-handed swing of his stick in a game earlier this month.
www.cfnews13.com /Sports/SportsHeadlines/2007/3/20/rangers_clip_penguins_late_on_own_goal.html   (829 words)

 Goal Setting - An introduction to the process of setting and reaching goals
But, if you haven't really thought about setting life goals according to a process or worksheet, all the information can be a bit overwhelming...
But you need to be careful, as you don't want to set a goal that's too tough, as you might get discouraged before you get there.
Goal setting is a skill that you can learn and improve at.
www.single-step.com /goal_setting_introduction.html   (940 words)

 Qld Roar's Gibson survives own goal - Breaking News - Sport - Breaking News
A "freakish" own goal conceded by Queensland Roar skipper Chad Gibson has been jokingly added to the A-League club's blooper tape for the end-of-season presentation dinner.
"It (own goal) gave them a new lease on life but in the end it was irrelevant, there was a happy ending - we will show it at the end of season dinner," Bleiberg laughed.
Bleiberg is sitting pretty after Queensland broke a goal drought that plagued it last year by blasting six goals in two games to grab outright top spot.
www.theage.com.au /news/Sport/Qld-Roars-Gibson-survives-own-goal/2006/09/05/1157222125561.html   (532 words)

 Own-goal by LMU gives Pilots the win - Sports
The constant pressure on the Gonzaga goal resulted in a penalty kick in the 62nd minute, the match's lone goal converted by Stisser.
On his goal, he said, "I asked to take it, because you have to be confident when you step up to take one of those.
Portland's winning goal came with just 30 seconds remaining in the game in the form of an own goal by LMU.
media.www.laloyolan.com /media/storage/paper803/news/2006/09/25/Sports/OwnGoal.By.Lmu.Gives.Pilots.The.Win-2305416.shtml?sourcedomain=www.laloyolan.com&MIIHost=media.collegepublisher.com   (686 words)

 Hong Kong's Own Goal
No, we're not talking about the consolation goal that Brazil let in at the end of a 7-1 thrashing of Hong Kong, but the own-goal scored by the HKFA in its ticketing strategy.
Decide what the goals are (pardon the pun) - do you want to achieve at least a minimum level of revenue, or enough to cover costs, or do you want to achieve the highest possible attendance, to fill the crowd?
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www.webb-site.com /articles/owngoal.htm   (2901 words)

 TimesDispatch.com | Sluggish England earns own-goal win   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A decision on who should be credited with the goal - a routine procedure - will be announced by FIFA on today.
After he just missed a header, the ball was cut back in front, and Droga converted a left-footed shot for his 24th goal in 33 international appearances.
As the final whistle blew, the Trinidad players mobbed Hislop in his goal before celebrating with their fans who had waited years for this game.
www.timesdispatch.com /servlet/Satellite?pagename=RTD/MGArticle/RTD_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1149188391631&path=!sports&s=1045855934844   (775 words)

 A New Definition of ‘Own Goal’ for World Cup - FIFA World Cup 2006 - World Cup 2006 Blog
If a goal-bound shot accidentally bounces off a team-mate into the opponent’s goal, the goal will be awarded to the player who struck the ball towards the target in the first place.
An own goal [is] when a player plays the ball directly into his own net or when he redirects an opponent’s shot, cross or pass into his own goal.
goal-bound) and touch a defender or rebound from the goal frame and bounce off a defender or goalkeeper are not considered as own goals.
www.worldcupblog.org /world-cup-2006/a-new-definition-of-own-goal-for-world-cup.html   (688 words)

 NCAA men: Own goal gives Campbell 1-0 upset of No. 9 Tar Heels..
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Tuesday, October 10, 2006) -- Campbell has one of the top goal scorers in the country, but it was an own goal and great goalkeeping that gave the Camels a 1-0 upset of No. 9 North Carolina tonight in a non-conference match before 1,481 at Eakes Athletic Complex tonight.
Junior striker Willy Guadarrama, who has six goals and four assists this season, had 21 goals and four assists a year ago, leading NCAA Division I with 1.05 goals and 2.3 assists per game.
The goal was Valentin's second of the season and it was Solle's 25th career assist, putting him in second place all-time at WFU, four behind Justin Moose.
www.soccertimes.com /ncaa/2006/mgames/oct10.htm   (908 words)

 USATODAY.com - Roundup: United capitalize on Crew's own-goal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nana Kuffour played energetically in his second start of the season for United and was nearly rewarded with a goal in the 33rd minute, but the Ghanaian forward was ruled offside in front of the net.
Alvarez's assist on Chris Gbandi's goal in the 57th minute resulted in a 2-1 lead for FC Dallas (10-2-4), who remain atop the Western Conference standings with 35 points.
Alvarez scored his first goal of the season on a header in the fourth minute for a 1-0 lead.
www.usatoday.com /sports/soccer/mls/2005-07-02-roundup_x.htm?csp=34   (663 words)

 Duke wins on North Carolina own goal - NCAA Sports.com
The game was played in front of over 6,000 fans in chilly Koskinen Stadium on a night when six Blue Devil seniors were recognized for their dedication to the program.
An own goal by North Carolina was the deciding factor in the game, as neither team was able to put the ball into the opposing teams’ net.
Only three shots on goal were made by Duke, but it was one that did not get put on goal that made the difference.
www.ncaasports.com /soccer/mens/story/9747568   (897 words)

 RogueUSOwnGoal - 9-11Review
The goal of these operations would be to produce a worldwide shock several orders of magnitude greater than the original 9-11, with a view to stopping the collapse of the Bush administration, the Wall Street-centered financial structures, and the US-UK strategic position generally.
Their goal is now to establish a neocon fascist dictatorship in the United States, complete with martial law, special tribunals, press and media censorship, and the full pervasive apparatus of the modern police state.
Aznar also claims that his own defeat was a victory for terrorism, since the newly elected Zapatero, acting in conformity with the will of the Spanish people, withdrew the Spanish troop contingent from Iraq as soon as he had taken office.
www.911review.org /Wiki/RogueUSOwnGoal.shtml   (12402 words)

 Goalkeeping Edition 201   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If a field player has to take the goal kick for the keeper, the opponent still has 10 players who can win the ball but now the attacking team only has 9 players to win the ball (since the keeper and the player taking the goal kick are both back in the 18).
If the keeper takes the goal kick it will usually allow her team to compress the field by having all of the backs step up (unless they decide to take a short goal kick).
This puts the team taking the goal kick into a difficult position to win the ball since they now have to worry about their spacing defensively in case of a counterattack.
www.finesoccer.com /goalkeeping_edition_201.htm   (495 words)

 STUDIO 2B: LOUNGE - Girl Scout Stuff
While your own imagination is the best resource, you're free to use activities you find in other sources, too.
If you'd like, use this form, MY OWN GOAL, for recording what your goal is and the steps you'll take to achieve it.
Of course, you always have the option of creating your own format for recording what YOUR OWN goal will be.
www.studio2b.org /lounge/gs_stuff/ip_intro_owngoal.asp   (326 words)

 Goal.com - Primera Liga Report: Atlético Salvage Point
It took an own goal to earn Atleti a point and keep them in fifth place and after la Real's defensive display could even be considered to be slightly injust.
If there was one team in the league that could end a winning streak of their own to spend the majority of a home encounter chasing a point against the only side in the division without a win, then it is Atleti.
The Vicente Calderón was lit up soon after, but sadly it was supporters behind the goal starting a large fire that led the police to clearing the area and not on the pitch.
www.goal.com /en-us/Articolo.aspx?ContenutoId=176637   (593 words)

 RTÉ Sport: McGovern's own-goal saves Derry
An own goal from Bray Wanderers centre-half Brian McGovern, who headed Ruaidhri Higgins corner into his own net, gave Derry a share of the spoils at the Brandywell tonight in a game that finished 2-2.
Mark Farren had a goal disallowed for offside in the 67th minute as Bray keeper, O'Connor, found himself regularly involved in the match.
However, for all Derry's persistence, they failed to grab a third goal which would have extended their winning league run to seven games.
www.rte.ie /sport/2005/0805/derrybray.html   (305 words)

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