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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Over the past four seasons, the percentage of goals scored from dead balls in the top flight has never been lower than 30%.
He said: "Ross has been great for Fulham of late and we know only too well how strong he is from dead balls and outside the box, as well as obviously in it.
Murphy's accuracy from dead balls was unerring and great to watch.
FC Midtjylland - a middle of the road club playing in a nondescript Danish town some four hours away from Copenhagen - are football's least well-known pioneers and what they do from dead balls should be a lesson to Newcastle United.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Was lethal from dead balls and fired 0-9 in total as Kerry stunned Laois in Portlaoise.
The playmaker is still out on his own as Liverpool's most prolific goal creator - from open play as well as dead balls.
The only bright point for Laois was midfielder James Young who hit 0-11, all from dead balls.