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  • v. To kick something with the instep of the foot.


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  • Friedel was the first to come under direct threat, when Young raced through in the inside-left position in the eighth minute before squaring the ball to Tom Cleverley, whose sidefoot shot from 22 yards was turned round the post.

    Tottenham's Brad Friedel is left naked but outshines David de Gea | Richard Williams

  • In the closing moments of the first half he powered past Glen Johnson, cutting in towards the area before producing a fine cut-back, only for James Milner to sidefoot a clear chance over the bar from 15 yards.

    Andy Carroll and Glen Johnson fly into Kompany tackle debate

  • Mesut Ozil was at the centre of a series of one-touch passes that sliced Racing open and he finished by squaring for Adebayor to sidefoot in.

    Real Madrid close gap on Barcelona with win at Racing Santander

  • If Di Santo's demeanour lulled Bruce into a vague sense of security it was short-lived as within minutes Wes Brown had been caught, horribly, in possession and, with Keiren Westwood lured off his line, James McArthur rolled the ball for the former Chelsea forward to sidefoot into an empty net.

    Steve Bruce on brink as Sunderland fans' vitriol reaches fever pitch

  • Six minutes later he dribbled into the penalty area, leaving Roland Juhasz on the seat of his pants, and laid a precise ball back to Adam Johnson, who contrived to hit a sidefoot shot over the bar from a perfect position 10 yards out.

    Still glad you left Theo Walcott behind then Mr Capello?

  • It just felt a bit like she had beaten four defenders and rounded the goalkeeper then rolled the ball across the six-yard box for someone else to sidefoot it home.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • Darren Bent could do nothing other than sidefoot home.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Cahill to run onto and sidefoot into the goal. 1-0 at 11-minute mark. | Top Stories

  • Everton were rewarded for their bright start after 19 minutes when Petrov and Dunne failed to clear a Seamus Coleman pass and Cahill squared for Osman to sidefoot home.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Aaron Lennon left Mario Yepes on the seat of his pants as he raced down the inside-right channel and into the Milan penalty area before squaring the ball for Peter Crouch, unhindered by the once immaculate Alessandro Nesta, to sidefoot the ball past Marco Amelia, Milan's replacement goalkeeper.

    The Guardian World News


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