strike partner

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strike partner (plural strike partners)

  1. (soccer) A fellow striker.
    The striker crossed the ball into the area and found his strike partner Jones, who headed it into the net.
    • 2011 January 5, Saj Chowdhury, “Newcastle 0 - 0 West Ham”, in BBC[1]:
      Barton played an important role in both strikes, finding the front two with raking past from just beyond the Newcastle area before feeding in Lovenkrands with a quick free-kick who in turn found his strike partner.