Steer the ball homeToday’s football phrase is ‘Exchange of passes’.

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Exchange of passes

The phrase ‘an exchange of passes‘ is often used to describe a part of the game when a team passes the ball very well to each other; meaning the team’s build up play is good. Sometimes you will hear the shortened form ‘exchange‘ to describe this good build-up play, for example, ‘a nice exchange‘. An exchange of passes.

  • Example: There was a nice exchange between the two midfielders.

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