Definitions for "Penalty spot"
Keywords:  yards, kick, goal, yds, equidistant
The place 12 yards in front of the center of the goal line from which penalty kicks are taken.
Within each penalty area, a penalty mark is 11m (12 yds) from the midpoint between the goalposts and equidistant to them. This is where the ball is placed for a penalty kick.
The marked spot 12 yards from the goal line from which a penalty kick is taken.