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Guide to the lofted pass

Published: Saturday 17 September 2011, 7.59CET
Learn how to perfect your long-range passing.
Published: Saturday 17 September 2011, 7.59CET

Guide to the lofted pass

Learn how to perfect your long-range passing.

Liverpool FC's Steven Gerrard is one of the finest exponents of the lofted pass, a ball played over longer distances which can set up goalscoring opportunities for your team-mates if executed well. The UEFA Training Ground gives you a step-by-step guide to how you can improve your own lofted pass with the assistance of England women's international Lianne Sanderson.

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