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fumble (verb)


  1. However, [he]GOALKEEPER fumbled [the ball]BALL and Fabio D'Elia was quick to capitalise, rolling the ball into an empty net. [75223 / p6]
  2. Moments earlier Luque had gone close himself, drilling in [a low drive]SHOT which [Kirkland]GOALKEEPER initially fumbled before recovering as Víctor Sánchez ominously closed in. [1077194 / p7]
  3. First [he]GOALKEEPER fumbled [Deco's free-kick]SHOT after Ronaldinho had been fouled, but dived to save Xavi's follow-up effort superbly and moments later blocked a cleverly worked close-range shot from Giovanni van Bronckhorst. [1077203 / p10]
  4. Porto gave themselves a lifeline in the 69th minute when [a left-wing corner]SHOT was fumbled [by Toldo]GOALKEEPER, allowing Jorge Costa to poke the ball in. [1081506 / p8]
  5. [Khomutovski]GOALKEEPER also looked none too convincing in the wet conditions with his first piece of work – fumbling [a low shot from Santiago Ezquerro]SHOT. [79719 / p4]
  6. The visitors seemed reinvigorated by the switch and [Dida]GOALKEEPER almost fumbled [Young-Pyo Lee's low strike]SHOT [into the net]INTERVENTION_TARGET, while Lucius and Farfán had efforts blocked before Park latched on to Farfán's cross but shot straight at the Milan goalkeeper. [1086475 / p8]

Semantic relations


Frame elements

BALL [Ball] GOALKEEPER [Goalkeeper] INTERVENTION_TARGET [On_The_Field_Location] SHOT [Moving_Ball]

fumbled the ballhe
fumbled Kirklanda low drive
fumbled heDeco's free-kick
was fumbled by Toldoa left-wing corner
fumbling Khomutovskia low shot from Santiago ...
fumbled Didainto the netYoung-Pyo Lee's low strik...