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release (verb)


  1. Portugal could – and should – have made it three when [Luís Boa Morte]RECIPIENT was released [by Deco]PASSER .
  2. To replace the Uruguayan, coach Manuel Luis Pellegrini opted for Figueroa in attack and [the Argentinian forward]RECIPIENT got straight into action, seeing a shot saved by Olexandr Shovkovskiy after being released [by Héctor Font]PASSER .
  3. Two minutes after the interval Darren Fletcher's shot was blocked when [he]RECIPIENT was released [by Ferguson]PASSER , and it was not long before Norway instead broke the deadlock. [75299 / p6]
  4. [He]PASSER unselfishly released [Idan Tal]RECIPIENT whose shot was saved. [79586 / p3]
  5. But the evening took an ominous turn for the visitors two minutes later when Breuer turned a low cross from [Laurent Robert]RECIPIENT , who had been released [by Shearer's excellent flick]PASS , into his own net. [79937 / p4]
  6. [Sychev's back-heel]PASS released [the speedy winger]RECIPIENT , who skipped past a defender before feeding Izmailov, whose shot deflected off Urmas Rooba and in. [75239 / p6]
  7. [Roy Keane]PASSER started the move in midfield and released [Duff]RECIPIENT , whose cross into the box created confusion between Mikkelsen and Suni Olsen and left Keane free to double the Irish lead on 33 minutes. [75275 / p5]
  8. [Speed]PASSER then released [Craig Bellamy]RECIPIENT [with a splendid pass]PASS and, although faced with a tight angle, the striker forced Jerzy Dudek to tip his effort on to the post. [75334 / p4]

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Frame elements

PASS [Moving_Ball] PASSER [Player] RECIPIENT [Player]

was released by DecoLuís Boa Morte
being released by Héctor Fontthe Argentinian forward
was released by Fergusonhe
released HeIdan Tal
had been released by Shearer's excellent fl...Laurent Robert
released Sychev's back-heelthe speedy winger
released Roy KeaneDuff
released with a splendid passSpeedCraig Bellamy