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clearance (noun)


  1. The second goal came after 21 minutes when a [long]DISTANCE clearance [upfield]TARGET was missed by James Collins, making his first start in a competitive international for Wales, and that enabled Healy to run on and lob Paul Jones to score. [75330 / p4]
  2. On 80 minutes a [long]DISTANCE clearance [ from Petr Cech]PLAYER found its way to Tomáš Jun, but he too could not find the target. [75153 / p5]
  3. [Daniele Bonera]PLAYER sent a long clearance [upfield]TARGET which Alberto Gilardino delightfully back-heeled into the path of Marco Marchionni. [79941 / p3]
  4. The 22-year-old striker collected a poor clearance [from Boris Zivkovic]PLAYER and unleashed a shot from eight metres that deflected off Markus Babbel and left Stuttgart goalkeeper Timo Hildebrand helpless. [79752 / p2]
  5. A further chance came ten minutes before the break as [Jerzy Dudek's]PLAYER clearance fell to Georgatos, a constant threat down the left flank. [1077161 / p7]

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Frame elements

DISTANCE [On_The_Field_Distance] PLAYER [Player] TARGET [On_The_Field_Location]

clearance longupfield
clearance long from Petr Cech
sent clearance Daniele Boneraupfield
clearance from Boris Zivkovic
clearance Jerzy Dudek's