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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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Both Shipley and Westbrooke, who possess stamina and energy in abundance, are given a free role to roam forward in attack as Kelly operates in a deeper position, anchoring the midfield.
Jordan Henderson and Fabinho started against Manchester City alongside Wijanldum in the Community Shield and against Norwich which proved to be a solid midfield full of experience, running, forward-thinking and industry that the Anfield faithful have come to know and love.
City's been strongest in League Simon It can work against the manager - Anfield last year in the Champions League was an example of undoing the structure of the team by overcomplicating the midfield, stacking it with central players - but the strategy has been resoundingly effective.
O'Nien was given chances in midfield earlier in the season but rarely stood out, and Ross does not see the point in moving him now when he is performing well in defence.
The midfield returns 11 players alone, and Sullivan says it should be able to reduce mistakes from last season with a year of experience, driven by seniors Jonny Lauber and Illinois Wesleyan commit Garner Werntz.
Giving an update on the new terminal, he said the operational readiness and testing has commenced in various parts of Abu Dhabi's Midfield Terminal and baggage handling system has been commissioned.
If there is a valid criticism of Jack he needs to become more physically robust when dealing with the slings and arrows of midfield combat.
KEITA AND FABINHO NO.8 Jordan Henderson remains an integral part of Liverpool's midfield. This line-up allows him, and his two new team-mates, to work together in a midfield trio.
With Ralls now on the verge of a return to fitness, these are Warnock's midfield options for another crucial game in the promotion shake-up against Nottingham Forest at the weekend...
But in Bryson he has a similar running midfield player who can play alongside Gunnarsson and Paterson and cover space.