back pass

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back pass

n
soccer a deliberate pass backwards to the goalkeeper
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Elliott's cock-up left Bolton boss Sam Allardyce ordering his troops to cut out the back passes.
Millwall boss Keith Stevens was furious with Nethercott because he had told his team to avoid back passes at all costs.
This meant that our defenders would often be put under immediate pressure when they got to the wall and would thus force Ito to handle more back passes than he normally would.