hospital pass


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hospital pass

n
1. (General Sporting Terms) sport a pass made to a team-mate who will be tackled heavily as soon as the ball is received
2. a task or project that will inevitably bring heavy criticism on the person to whom it has been assigned
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It has the feel of a hospital pass or - as Leon Britton would christen it - "a Garry Monk ball", but the Swansea City stalwart was never going to let his club down when the call came.
This looks like a hospital pass if ever there was one.
After only 10 minutes Ilori allowed a long ball to bounce before giving Kevin Stewart a hospital pass across his own box.
On halfway, Sinoti Sinoti threw out a hospital pass to Dominic Waldouck.
On half-way, Sinoti Sinoti threw out a hospital pass to Dominic Waldouck.
BT Sport have dreamed up a 'Goals recreated' skit ahead of the new Premier League season - and Spurs' striker was given the equivalent of a hospital pass.
ONE man's hospital pass is another man's golden opportunity, and Roberto Di Matteo has no doubts which one he has accepted at Aston Villa.
18: Baxter sent off after late tackle on Barton who had been slipped a hospital pass by Tudgay.
And the blame for that has to be laid squarely at the doors of I'm A Celeb's bookers who lobbed producers - and Ant and Dec - a real hospital pass of a cast list.
Throwing a hospital pass to the managing director of Club England, Hodgson said: "Adrian Bevington is in charge of taking this matter forward and I am sure we will find a good solution " Now Bevington is an accomplished football administrator, but Hodgson knows there is no good solution.
It's a cross between an impasse and a hospital pass.
Just 45 seconds had gone before Kyle Walker fed a hospital pass straight into the path of Kenwyne Jones, but he lost his balance and could only shoot over.
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