centre half


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centre half

, centre back
Soccer a defender who plays in the middle of the defence
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Having allowed Kolo Toure to leave the club on a free transfer during the summer, Joleon Lescott is club's only established option at centre half fully prepared for Sunday's trip to Cardiff City, a development which will likely see the club attempt to bring in another centre half as soon as possible.
Wilson said: "I played a few games at centre half - my first few games for Dundee United - when I was 17 or 18.
3 million centre half Christophe Berra and that has not been lost on McCarthy.
The Bluebirds need to flesh out their centre half options with only Darren Purse, Glenn Loovens and Neil Cox as recognised options in that position, although Chris Barker and Rhys Weston have previously played at centre half at their former clubs.
Wigan also fielded experience at the back with a centre half pairing of Brazilian Emerson Thome and former Everton defender Matt Jackson.
I think he is a solid and reliable centre half who had a good season at Birmingham last year.
Then, after captain Rhys Day was sent off, Collins converted to centre half to fill the breach and was a big success.
It was the completion of his day job, though, that gave Patterson the most pleasure, and he said: "Keeping a clean sheet means an awful lot more to me being a centre half.
Knowing that he was a centre half as well and the type that he was - a TURN TO PAGE 38
AFTER Wednesday's performance against Blackburn, it is time to restore Steven Taylor back to centre half.
It is a minor tear, but the Nigerian centre half will not be able to play until January at the earliest.
If another centre half goes down then we are a little bit bare.

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