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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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Michael Carrick (above) is another who has great experience as a midfield anchorman, but the Manchester United veteran has struggled for fitness recently.
The Dutchman's stance is a big blow to McClaren, who was hoping to build Newcastle's midfield around Geordie Carrick for the coming season.
United have been weak in central midfield since the end of Paul Scholes' time as a frontline first-teamer.
Brendan Rodgers made a complete mess of his team selection and from a Liverpool point of view it must be hoped that is the last time four attackers are used with no midfield protection.
Although, playing this central attacking figure in midfield comes at a cost, which is sacrificing one of the "orthodox" strikers up front.
Joe Mason, who flits between midfield and a more attacking role, is on six along with Don Cowie, while Aaron Gunnarsson has fired five in the Championship.
Strongly is not the appropriate word," said Ferguson, when asked about the level of thought he was giving to turning Rooney into a permanent member of his midfield until.
You have to get the midfield right if you are playing a two up front," he explained.
If there's somebody better than Stuart in midfield then I have to leave him out.
But while Paulo Sousa's side might not be littered with household names, it's no coincidence Swansea have surged up the league now they've got their midfield mojo back.
The Airport Authority will carry out a midfield expansion project to provide additional aircraft stands and apron facilities and a new passenger concourse.
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