dead ball

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dead ball

1. Ball kicked beyond the end zone, or one caught by the kick returner in the end zone while touching the ground with his knee.
2. Ball out of play.
3. Ball kicked from a stationary position, such as a corner or free kick.
Translations
dødball
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Everyone knows about his dead balls - he got seven at Thornaby and he cracked an unstoppable one in for us in his first game at Esh - but he is a far more than just that.
While the quick huddle is mainly used before free-throw shooting, it can also be used at other times such as during dead balls, substitutions, and injuries.
The only bright point for Laois was midfielder James Young who hit 0-11, all from dead balls.
He tells me which player takes all the dead balls whoever we're playing and he's a great help to me - so a big thank you goes to him for all that research.
Vialli's reason was that he didn't like hitting dead balls, as a striker he wanted to be hitting moving balls.
The playmaker is still out on his own as Liverpool's most prolific goal creator - from open play as well as dead balls.
Atletico Madrid won La Liga off the back of them last year, and have scored roughly 40% of their goals since Diego Simeone's arrival from dead balls.
But in the last two matches England played they scored six times against Jamaica and once against Paraguay and five of those goals were from dead balls.
And Steven Gerrard has so much intelligence and quality in that midfield role; we are very aware of how good he is from dead balls, he strikes it so well.
Nada is one of the key players in the team and despite his place in defence, he scores many goals specially from dead balls.
But Bentley has the raw materials - a great crosser, excellent at dead balls and can also lay on a final pass.
He's up there with the best set-piece takers in Denmark - he now believes in his ability from dead balls and may surprise Celtic.