six-pointer


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six-pointer

n
(Soccer) informal a football match between two teams in similar positions in the league table, considered as being worth six points as it not only gains the winning team three points but denies three points to the losing team
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Julien Ngoy and Jack Fitzwater joined the Saddlers last Wednesday and were thrown straight into a six-pointer against MK Dons and helped earn a much-needed win at the Banks's Stadium.
Ely Rangers are in Friday night action and are involved in a relegation six-pointer away at Ynysygerwn.
Rather than focusing on relegation six-pointer after relegation six-pointer, they can have a tilt at going far in the competition - and play against teams outside of the top flight.
When the visitors did get to the other end, a long pass from Gale was plucked out of the air by Vikings winger Corey Thompson - who went 90 metres for a six-pointer.
The Wrexham boss is pleased to see his former charges high in the table, praising current boss Malcolm Crosby for continuing the foundations laid during his tenure, and while he denied any talk of the contest being a six-pointer, did add he was hopeful of a decent reception on his return to the International Stadium.
Mitchley brought a magnificent reaction save out of Dan Haystead in the 50th minute but they had to settle for a point ahead of Tuesday night's six-pointer against Curzon Ashton at Stormy Corner.
BANGOR City manager Neville Powell sees tonight's clash at gap Connah's Quay as a real six-pointer.
Goalkeeper Guzan was in awe-inspiring form as Aston Villa secured a crucial 3-2 victory in their relegation six-pointer with QPR.
Finally I'm staying close to home and taking Cumnock (7-5) to win their six-pointer against Arthurlie.
Despite his sensible approach to protecting the ball, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has thrown for only two touchdowns in his first two NFL starts and running back Marshawn Lynch has only one six-pointer.