Bellamy drift

Bellamy drift

[′bel·ə·mē ¦drift]
(navigation)
The net drift angle of an aircraft calculated between any two pressure soundings; it is that drift attributable only to the cross-wind component of the wind; the actual drift may be greater or less, but the difference is small for winds normally encountered.
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And though playing centrally in support to Heidar Helguson, the worry on Birmingham left-back Paul Robinson's face was obvious when Bellamy drifted to the flank.
Bellamy drifted wide left, looked up to see the massive frame of Crouch and planted a perfect cross onto the striker's head and the England front man did the rest.
If Bellamy drifted wide, nobody filled the space in the centre - it looked a bit better when Garcia slotted in to link up.
Instead, Robert and Bellamy drifted wide, won a final corner on the Liverpool right and Shearer nodded in for an undeserved leveller.