back pass

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back pass

n
soccer a deliberate pass backwards to the goalkeeper
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PATRICIO Made a mess of a back pass for opening goal but good late save 6
It was in unusual circumstances that England then grabbed the lead as Cameroon were penalised for a back pass, with goalkeeper Annette Ngo Ndom having picked the ball up when Augustine Ejangue intercepted White's cross.
Matano said the poor clearance from a back pass, which seemed harmless orchestrated the home side's comeback and eventually handed them the three points.
And a minute later, a Mirbat defender's poor back pass off a header was seized by Fanja's onrushing Naseeb al Ghailani to give his club a 3-0 lead.
And the Fir Park defender says only a "fluke" goal after Carl McHugh's poor back pass denied them a hardearned point against Hearts.
But Duffy's back pass could not have fallen to the feet of a better player - not only because of the Benin international's composure in front of goal, but because of the confidence it will give him heading into the final five fixtures.
France striker Giroud had not scored in his 11 previous games but made the most of a terrible back pass after 40 minutes and then doubled the lead with 20 minutes remaining following a sharp volley from close range.
Sanchez scored in the 30th minute after a mistake from Wes Brown, who scuffed a back pass to Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone.
It looked like visiting goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey would leave Bolton frustrated again last night with a series of a fine saves, but a disastrous back pass from Ronald Zubar presented on-loan Chelsea striker Sturridge with a chance he could not miss.
City were convinced it was not a back pass and that sense of injustice was only increased when City conceded a penalty when it looked as if Richard Wood had made the challenge outside the area.