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far post

In soccer (football), the goal post that is farthest from the player in possession of the ball. That was a great save—I never thought the goalie would get to the far post that fast!
See also: far, post
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A half-time rollicking from boss Billy Ogilvie looked to do the trick early on, with sub Colin Spence registering his intent with a volley which flew past the keeper's far post.
Guisborough were muchimproved in the second half and halved the deficit just after the hour mark as Brian Close was left unmarked at the far post and made no mistake with a powerful finish.
With 10 minutes to go to the interval, Nathan Buddle came close to giving Spartans the lead as he headed a Jarrett Rivers corner wide of the far post.
Rovers almost increased their lead but Moore's chip came back off the far post.
Ronaldo might have had a second goal a quarter of an hour from the end but his header at the far post was just wide from James Rodriguez's superb cross.
The Seagulls equalised two minutes into the second half when Sam Barnes scored at the far post following a John Dillon corner.
59 mins: Kike Garcia back-heels an incoming ball from the left wide of the keeper but his effort rolls past the far post.
Arda Turan spread the play to Niguez at the far post, the midfielder headed the ball across goal and Griezmann stuck out a leg to poke it in.
McCluskey blew a great chance to level after robbing last man Conrad Balatoni at the edge of the box but after luring keeper Paul Gallacher from his line, he curled a shot around the far post.
Arjen Robben's cross from the right picked out Dante at the far post, and he returned the ball to the opposite post where Muller was encroaching to head in the opener with Victor Valdes unable to stop the ball before it crept in.
Traylor saw a header saved at the far post as Merthyr pushed again before Fisher excelled in keeping out a volley from Matthew Harris on 28 minutes.
Malouda then grabbed a vital winner for the Barclays Premier League champions when he slotted home at the far post four minutes from time to ensure Chelsea finish in top spot.
Even after Yakubu's miss, Obafemi Martins had a free run on goal but the former Newcastle striker lifted his shot wide of the far post.
The Daggers were hit for six at Huddersfield in the Cup, but Arber rose at the far post to power home the winner as they bounced straight back with their third away League win.