Definition of back pass in English:

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back pass

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noun

Soccer
A deliberate pass to one’s own goalkeeper (who is not allowed to pick up the ball if the pass was kicked).
Example sentences
  • Runs and passes are both part of the playbook, but you also have trick plays like the flea flicker or the running back pass in your repertoire.
  • And goalkeepers should be allowed to pick up the ball again from back passes.
  • The only alteration for decades has been to prevent the goalkeeper picking up a kicked back pass.

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