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midfield

Soccer
a. the general area between the two opposing defences
b. (as modifier): a midfield player

midfield

Between very close range and far distances. See farfield and nearfield.
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Paris Saint-Germain have made signing a new midfielder a priority.
Jorge Da Silva's new-look side replaces Senegalese striker Andre Senghor, Swedish midfielder Christian Wilhelmsson, Australian midfielder Nicky Carle and Egyptian striker Mohammad Aboutrika.
AQUEEN OF THE SOUTH have been boosted by the return to training of midfielder Paul Burns after a groin injury.
Tottenham are not only competing with Arsenal for a place in the Champions League next season but it seems they will also go head-to-head for the signature of Dutch midfielder Jordy Clasie.
Fulham midfielder Mahamadou Diarra has been rated no better than "50-50" by manager Martin Jol to recover from his latest knee injury.
Why does he insist on collecting a newpounds 18Million midfielder each season?
If a midfielder passes to a midfielder, the passer will change positions with the crease midfielder, as shown in Diag.
Predictably, Sam Allardyce's side are keen on tying their midfielder to a long-term contract, or at least one with a revised release fee.
The 26-year-old former Roosendaal and RKC Waalwijk midfielder has been training with the Gorgie outfit with a view to a move to Edinburgh.
When the attacking midfielder (AM) extends his run into Space 2 (and outside midfielder OM-2 adjusts by running route (b), the play calls for a service to AM's head followed by a flick on across the face of the goal.
Burnley could be boosted by the return of Danny Fox (thigh), but fellow defender Clarke Carlisle serves the final game of a three-match ban and midfielder Chris McCann is a long-term injury absentee.
Argentina's defense, anchored by center back Roberto Ayala and holding midfielder Javier Mascherano, won the majority of first and second balls.