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dead leg

n
(Physiology) informal temporary loss of sensation in the leg, caused by a blow to a muscle
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He committed a quarter of City's fouls and Jack Wilshere's dead leg was enough to make the West Ham player think that the former Atletico midfielder does not need time to adjust to the physicality of English football.
| Rodri He committed a quarter of City's fouls, and Jack Wilshere's dead leg was enough to make the West Ham player think that the former Atletico midfielder does not need time to adjust to the physicality of English football.
Canning is annoyed that the rumour mill took off following premature reports that he had suffered a dead leg in March.
Sadio Mane (foot) and Andy Robertson (dead leg) are both injury concerns for the Reds in the wake of Sunday's dramatic win over Everton at Anfield.
The 28-year-old limped out of the win over Newcastle United suffering from a dead leg, replaced by Tom Davies early in the second half.
WASPS director of rugby Dai Young placed a question mark over the fitness of Nathan Hughes after the England number eight limped off with a dead leg in a 25-9 Aviva Premiership defeat by Bath yesterday.
Her parents, Amy Martin and Alex Johnson, thought their daughter had a dead leg when suddenly her face dropped and her speech became slurred.
Fer, meanwhile, picked up a dead leg in a collision with Potters' goalkeeper Jack Butland during the early stages, with Ki Sung-Yueng taking the Dutchman's place.
The dead leg pipeline was housed within an oil storage tank.
He later revealed it is more of a severe dead leg, one that could keep him out of tomorrow night's World Cup qualifier, and one that inevitably casts doubt over his availability to Tony Pulis as Tottenham visit The Hawthorns on Saturday.
Team manager Mick Kearney insists the Irish are "guarded" over the duo's chances of participating after D'Arcy suffered a dead leg and Earls incurred a shoulder problem during Saturday's 30-22 victory over Wales.
Moore welcomes back defender Craig Reid from suspension but will be missing fellow stopper Kevin Rutkiewicz after he limped out of the 2-0 win over the Diamonds in the first half with a dead leg.