Soccer Back Tackle

What is back tackle in soccer?

A tackle executed by a defender from behind the dribbler. This is a legal move in soccer.

Back Tackle

A back tackle is when a defender overtakes an attacking player in possession of the ball from behind and pokes the ball away or wins the ball back. To help a dribbler avoid being dispossessed by a back tackle, her teammates will shout “man on!” if a defender is approaching from behind.