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Playing out from the back can be good. It’s great to have a goalkeeper who is good with his feet and comfortable passing the ball around with opponents zipping at him. But this kind of dicking around on the ball and giving it straight to an opponent in literally the worst area of the pitch is unforgivable and deserves to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law:

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“Reckless abandonment of the ball by a designated legal guardian” should come with a life sentence.