Extra Football Language: To Nod

In this post, we explain the football phrase ‘to nod’.nod

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Football Language: To Nod

This week’s extra football phrase is ‘to nod.’ This verb means to head the ball. To nod is to move your head as if agreeing with someone, nodding your head up and down. So in football it describes the movement of the…

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