Goal Poacher (Football terms)

The term “goal poacher” is a footballing term that is used to refer to a striker or a football player who is known for his ability to score from inside the opposition’s penalty box and for his movements and tricks in that area. A goal poacher is often termed “the fox in the box” and scores most of his goals from inside the opposition’s penalty area. A goal poacher possesses a good positional sense and a very keen eye for goal. He is flexible and has the ability to take shots at short notice. Some say that scoring goals comes natuarally to goal poachers.