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through-ball (noun)


  1. Peersman was quickly off his line to prevent the scoreline looking even worse for the home side as Adriano bore down on goal from [Juan Sebastián Verón's]PASSER clever through-ball .
  2. On 36 minutes [Di Canio]PASSER chipped an excellent through-ball [for Muzzi]RECIPIENT to latch on to - the burly striker scored convincingly.
  3. [The Russian midfield player]PASSER burst down the left and played a perfectly weighted through-ball [for Vágner Love]RECIPIENT .
  4. A fine through-ball [from Vastic]PASSER sent Radoslaw Gilewicz scampering clear, but his fiercely struck shot went wide of the near post. [79720 / p4]
  5. But three minutes later the visitors opened the scoring in clinical fashion as [Reyes]PASSER caught Panathinaikos's defence napping and delivered a brilliant through-ball [to Ljungberg]PASSER , who easily beat Konstantinos Chalkias from close range to the delight of the small contingent of Arsenal fans. [1077186 / p6]

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PASSER [Player] RECIPIENT [Player]

through-ball Juan Sebastián Verón's
chipped through-ball Di Caniofor Muzzi
played through-ball The Russian midfield play...for Vágner Love
through-ball from Vastic
delivered through-ball Reyes