clipped header

clipped header, false header

A half-brick placed to look like a header for purposes of establishing a brickwork pattern, as in Flemish bond.
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But the pressure on Moyes' shoulders eased slightly when Wayne Rooney sparked United's late rooney sparked United's late revival with a clipped header from a Robin van Persie corner in the 78th minute - and two minutes later Mexican Javier Hernandez headed the winner from a Patrice Evra cross from the left.
Another first time angled pass from Gerrard on 43 minutes nearly created a third for Morientes, who sent a clipped header just wide of the far post.
Wilnis claimed his first strike of the season with a clipped header from substitute Martijn Reuser's right-wing cross just seconds from the end of this Premiership clash.