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thread (verb)


  1. [The Brazilian]PASSER threaded [the ball]BALL [into Verpakovskis]RECIPIENT, who took advantage of Míchel Salgado standing off him to cut inside and drill a fierce shot low into the far corner. [1077195 / p5]
  2. On 39 minutes it was a pass by Hoolahan that led to the best chance of the half when [he]PASSER threaded [the ball]BALL [to Owen Heary]RECIPIENT whose right-wing centre sat up beautifully for Jason Byrne, but the forward panicked and failed to connect. [79367 / p5]
  3. [Landzaat]PASSER threaded [the ball]BALL [to Sektioui]RECIPIENT, who touched it wide to Huysegems and the Belgium youngster drilled a powerful cross across goal that Martijn Meerdink allowed to run through his legs before flicking it to the front post, where Straub again did well to deny him. [79944 / p7]
  4. Rooney found space to flash a shot over but Crespo had a better sight of goal at the other end when [Seedorf]PASSER threaded [the ball]BALL [to him]RECIPIENT [inside the box]TARGET. [1081509 / p10]

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BALL [Ball] PASSER [Player] RECIPIENT [Player] TARGET [On_The_Field_Location]

threaded the ballThe Brazilianinto Verpakovskis
threaded the ballheto Owen Heary
threaded the ballLandzaatto Sektioui
threaded the ballSeedorfto himinside the box