scissor-kick


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scissor-kick

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scissors-kick

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1. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a type of swimming kick used esp in the sidestroke, in which one leg is moved forward and the other bent back and they are then brought together again in a scissor-like action
2. (Soccer) football a kick in which the player leaps into the air raising one leg and brings up his other leg to kick the ball
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One scissor-kick volley deserved to find top corner but was well saved.
Wilson ran down the wing and performed a scissor-kick before unleashing a rocket to beat the goalkeeper at the near post.
James Robinson scored in the 68th minute before Sherlock extended the lead with a scissor-kick from inside the area three minutes later.
Galway centre-half Stephen Walsh almost broke the deadlock with a scissor-kick on the half-hour.
Quick had a chance of a hat-trick, but pulled his shot wide after rounding the on-rushing Cossacks keeper and David Williams narrowly shooting over with a scissor-kick late on.
Bafetimbi Gomis - who also netted Swans' third - made it 2-0 after Ki's opener but Bruce felt his spectacular scissor-kick should not have stood.
Soon after Guilherme Siqueira eased his way down the left wing to the byline and chipped the ball towards the far post, where Niguez conjured an acrobatic scissor-kick which went in off the near post.
Saints boss Koeman heaped praise on Pelle's scissor-kick winner as Saints edged out Harry Redknapp's side at St Mary's, conceding his surprise at his side's impressive start to the campaign.
It was the first time in the season Boro had scored three on the road and they went one better two minutes into the second half when Duffy inadvertently directed the ball to Graham, who played a fine diagonal pass wide to Reach, a half-time replacement for Adomah, and the winger floated a cross over from the left to Ledesma, who volleyed a sensational scissor-kick into the net at the far post.
Popular words like "bestie", "scissor-kick", "wackadoodle", "crap shoot" "DIYer" and "bookaholic" are some other notable additions to the dictionary, the Daily Star reported.
The Reds dominated the first half but only found a way through when Sebastian Coates opened his Liverpool account and the scoring with a brilliant scissor-kick nine minutes after the break.
Ben Watson's penalty had given the home side a deserved lead, but Arsenal replied to take the lead at the break through Andrei Arshavin's brilliant scissor-kick and Nicklas Bendtner's calm finish.