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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
Translations
dødball
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In 2017/18, eight teams scored more from dead balls than the 11 Liverpool managed.
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