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  • adjective soccer Passed from one side of the pitch to the other.

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Examples

  • "We stole a lot of stuff from Aussie Rules in terms of the techniques for taking a crossfield kick and how to out-jump the defender underneath it," said Ben Kay, a World Cup winner with England in 2003 and now a rugby analyst for ESPN.

    Why Rugby Looks More Like the NFL

  • First Johnny Heitinga headed over from Tony Hibbert's cross, coming close to finishing a move his initial crossfield pass had started, then Drenthe cut in from the right to arrow in a cross from which Louis Saha sent a glancing header inches wide.

    Everton 1-0 Swansea City | Premier League match report

  • Newcastle stream forward down the right and Obertan's crossfield pass to Gutierrez is awkwardly blocked out by Pennant for a corner on the left.2 min: Cabaye's first delivery is headed out for another.

    Stoke City v Newcastle United - as it happened | Jacob Steinberg

  • We're off: Jonathan Sexton gets things going for Ireland, before the side in green reclaim the ball after the kick-off, then the fly-half aims a crossfield kick at Tommy Bowe which results in a USA lineout.7.02am: Oh good, they're playing The Black Eyed Peas before kick-off.

    Rugby World Cup 2011: Ireland v USA - live! | Tom Bryant

  • New Zealand's All Blacks have also rattled opponents by launching deep crossfield kicks to onrushing wingers, a strategy which has been perfected by Australian rules teams and which England also used in its 2003 triumph.

    Why Rugby Looks More Like the NFL

  • He tried manfully but the only clear opening came from a delightful crossfield ball from Fernando Torres, played into Raul Meireles' path by George Elokobi.

    Liverpool 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers | Premier League match report

  • (Valencia 40 min) Scholes makes his second, excellent crossfield ball of the game to Rooney, who squares to Valencia without even looking up.

    Chelsea 1-3 Manchester United – as it happened

  • It started in the first quarter, when Booty lateraled to Garrett Green, who is listed as a receiver-quarterback, and Green threw crossfield to

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  • It started in the first quarter, when Booty lateraled to Garrett Green, who is listed as a receiver-quarterback, and Green threw crossfield to Desmond Reed for a 34-yard touchdown strike and a 14-0 lead.

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  • The Czechs pressed early and Milan Baros, returning from a left foot injury, nearly connected on an excellent crossfield setup from Nedved in the ninth minute.

    USATODAY.com - Italy eliminates Czech Republic with 2-0 win

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