long throw

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long throw (plural long throws)

  1. (soccer) A long throw-in into the goal area.
    • 2011 January 30, “Wolverhampton 0 - 1 Stoke”, BBC:
      In the fifth minute he could have added to an impressive record of 11 goals in 10 FA Cup ties for parent club Aston Villa but his flicked header from Rory Delap's long throw was pushed past the post by Marcus Hahnemann.