Definition of 'crossbar'
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We have been hitting the crossbar all season. The Sun (2016)We hit the crossbar, hit a post and had a number of penalty claims turned down. The Sun (2016)Touré hit the crossbar with a free kick as the pressure began to build. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He announces he will try to hit the crossbar from 25 yards. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We hit the post, the crossbar and the goalkeeper. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Normally, we score at some point but today we hit the crossbar or the post. The Sun (2007)The striker's shot cleared the crossbar. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are good forwards in football who always hit the post or the crossbar and they just can't score. Times, Sunday Times (2008)From the edge of the penalty area, he ought to have hit the target but his shot cleared the crossbar. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Two minutes from the end, they went close to equalising, striking the crossbar and a post in the same move. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We had a few chances, we hit the post and crossbar three times, but we had to keep going and keep the belief. The Sun (2013)
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