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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It is unusual in that you don't often have too many centre halves at a club, normally there are more midfield players and strikers.
Wigan fielded experienced Republic of Ireland international striker David Connolly in their attack but Liverpool's young centre halves did really well.

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