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- n. Alternative spelling of shin pad.
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- n. a stiff protective garment worn by hockey players or a catcher in baseball to protect the shins
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Juventus produced its own video evidence suggesting that the defender's shinpad had grazed the sole of his boot, which led to his fall.
Plus, he didn't hit it cleanly with the top of his boot, as players are taught to do, but rather with the lower part of his shinpad.
No doubt they are not beer cans at all, but some hi-tech shinpad called "The Ronin+" or "Ninja-Tempo" and made from all sorts of trademarked materials with names like clymidiaikonozene that claim to "absorb hacks, deflect boots and wick pain away from the affected areas, replacing it with a warm expectant tingle".
Oli Habibi - for a start, if a challenge has enough force behind it to break 2 bones then a shinpad is going to withstand the impact.
More importantly, with the foot planted in the ground and some sort of unbreakable shinpad protecting the lower leg, something else is going to have to give.
Tevez took out his shinpad bearing a tribute to his daughter after his opening two goals before jumping into the crowd to celebrate his hat-trick - a celebratuion that earned him a booking.
Scholes lost a shinpad after 50 seconds but never his composure.
Ross, circling away from the play, flipped a shot toward the goal, where it appeared to skip off the shinpad of Collins and up over the shoulder of Dalton with 12: 35 gone in the second period.