Meaning of back pass in English:

back pass

Translate back pass into Spanish


  • A deliberate pass to one's own goalkeeper (who is not allowed to pick up the ball if the pass was kicked).

    ‘Runs and passes are both part of the playbook, but you also have trick plays like the flea flicker or the running back pass in your repertoire.’
    • ‘And goalkeepers should be allowed to pick up the ball again from back passes.’
    • ‘The only alteration for decades has been to prevent the goalkeeper picking up a kicked back pass.’
    • ‘But what about the abolishing of the back pass and the tackle from behind?’
    • ‘So tame were those attempts that either effort might have been confused with a back pass.’