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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But he launched himself into an acrobatic scissors-kick that gave Loris Karius no hope as it arrowed into the top corner.
Erskine forced home the opener after just 12 minutes from David Amoo's cross and fired in a scissors-kick from 12 yards in 33 minutes before Michael Tidser hit Ton's consolation just before the break.
Elsewhere in Europa on Thursday,Fiorentina fell behind to a spectacular scissors-kick goal from Pandurii's Eric Pereira before hitting back in the last five minutes to win 2-1 and lead a charge of teams into the knockout stages.
Kinmel went closest to a winner when Lexie Smith's overhead scissors-kick clipped the crossbar.
Division Three champions AFC Bank saw off third-placed AC Victoria 5-2, Paul Jeffrey rounding things off with a spectacular scissors-kick two minutes from time while Tom Pugh bagged his second for the visitors with the last kick of the game.
We will make sure that sharpness and decisiveness in the duels will be on our side." Wenger could deploy a front two having seen Adebayor, who netted a brilliant scissors-kick in the quarter-final away to Villarreal, become somewhat isolated at Old Trafford.
The Togo striker made it three in two games, and five in this European campaign, with a stunning scissors-kick after 66 minutes to cancel out an equally impressive opener from home captain Marcos Senna.
Laird went into the ascendancy and 12 minutes from time Ian Cooke rose to back head the ball to Hay who, with his back to goal, launched himself backwards to scissors-kick the ball past the hapless Ian Pledger.
Diack then saw his scissors-kick saved by the Ayr keeper as Berwick piled on the pressure.
Ten minutes from the break, Hibernian's Alen Orman stole in front of his marker but Poskus flung himself at the Bosnian's acrobatic scissors-kick and tipped the ball over.
We will make sure that sharpness and decisiveness in the duels will be on our side tomorrow." Wenger could deploy a front two tonight having seen Adebayor, who netted a brilliant scissors-kick in the quarter-final away to Villarreal, become isolated at Old Trafford.
But Eastwood were always looking capable of increasing their lead, and 12 minutes from time Knox got his second goal with a spectacular scissors-kick from 20 yards.