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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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Midfielder Angel Martinez (knee) is the only Spireites absentee.
Le Parisien says PSG see Kroos as a replacement for wantaway midfielder Thiago Motta.
JONJOE KENNY DEFENDER BORN: March 15 1997 Kirkdale-born full back, who can fill in at centre back or midfielder also.
Lanzini joins Montenegrin forward Mirko Vucinic from Italy's Juventus and Burkinabe winger Jonathon Pitroipa from France's Stade Rennais, while retained Brazilian midfielder Jucilei Da Silva will assume the club's Asian allocation after obtaining Palestinian citizenship.
Despite constant rumours that Toure was set to leave City, the club's billionaire Abu Dhabi bosses have refused to sell the midfielder.
However the Mail suggests the Spurs boss was also monitoring the progress of 21-year-old midfielder Javier Espinosa and 24-year-old goalkeeper Jordi Masip.
AALLOA midfielder Iain Flannigan, 25, is in line to make his debut for the Wasps next month after shaking off a knee injury that has troubled him since he moved from Falkirk in the summer.
Aston Villa (17) v Man Utd (1) Aston Villa midfielder Karim El Ahmadi will return after a one-match suspension but defender Eric Lichaj will be banned after picking up his fifth yellow card of the campaign during the win at Sunderland.
Midfielder Owen Hargreaves will not be considered due to a lack of match fitness, while captain Vincent Kompany returns.
Midfielder Jay Tabb is suffering with blisters but could have injections to help him play.
The France coach called up Makelele for the first two Euro 2008 qualifiers -- Saturday's 3-0 victory at Georgia and Wednesday's showdown with Italy at Saint-Denis -- and threatened to invoke a FIFA rule, which would have prevented Chelsea from using the midfielder, if he failed to show.
Since midfielder E has his back to the goal above to be attacked, he can only back-pass or square-pass.