shinpad


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a stiff protective garment worn by hockey players or a catcher in baseball to protect the shins

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I told the referee and I pointed to my shinpad but he said no, so what can you do?
Here rests the Fifa museum collection, more than 20,000 football artefacts collected over the last 130 years; posters, pictures, programmes, shirts, shorts, shinpads, footballs.
Without a shinpad, my leg would have been damaged totally."
Professional footballers could be saved from long spells on the sidelines through injury not by the world's most expensive surgeons but by the simplest of changes to the humble shinpad. With Premiership players earning thousands of pounds a week and commanding multi-million-pound transfer fees an injury can cost their club and career dear.
Pole star Lewandowski showed pictures of his shattered shinpad after the 2-2 draw in Warsaw last Turn to Page 51 From Back Page year, saying the Brighton defender's antics were over the top.
Without a shinpad my leg would have been damaged totally.
Within eight minutes, however, the Donscame within a shinpad of ending their famine.
Lewandowski showed pictures of his shattered shinpad after the 2-2 draw in Warsaw last year, complaining the antics of the Brighton defender were over the top.
Lewandowski and the Poles were furious at Scotland defender Greer's challenge on their captain and claimed it snapped his shinpad. The Bayern Munich striker, who insists he will be fit to face Werder Bremen today, was wearing a Nike Mercurial Blade shinpad which shattered.
SCOTLAND midfielder Jackie McNamara revealed that the noise of a shinpad connecting with a boot had doomed his side to defeat in Lithuania.
Bayern Munich hitman Bayern Munich hitman Lewandowski claimed Lewandowski claimed Greer's tackle had smashed Greer's tackle had smashed his shinpad but Scots boss his shinpad but Scots boss Gordon Strachan played Gordon Strachan played down the incident.
He said: ``His boot hit my shinpad as I ran through.
You could probably have heard it in Edinburgh as he clattered my shinpad.
"I was last off the pitch only because I had lost my shinpad in the game and I was looking for it," he explained.