midfield


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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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United have started with a midfield duo against Liverpool, Chelsea, City and Tottenham this term and the only top-six rival they opted for a three was at dearth of in midfield Luckhurst Arsenal, where Mourinho ended his three-year 'big six' hoodoo with a 3-1 triumph.
Those central midfield positions are incredibly competitive at Liverpool and we've got the likes of Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana coming back from injury soon who can play in there as well.
It comes with the Bluebirds looking well stocked in defence after the signing of attacking full-back Callum Paterson from Hearts, but short of depth in midfield following the departure of Peter Whittingham and Emyr Huws.
It's an insult to Rooney playing him in midfield," said Ince (above) in his role as a Paddy Power football ambassador.
He's developing into a midfield player, his mindset is still like a striker but he thinks in order to play midfield.
3 Liverpool need more balance in midfield Liverpool let down an army of accumulator backers by only drawing 2-2 against Aston Villa and one man is responsible for the poor firsthalf performance which cost the Reds.
More specifically, a link was missing between the midfield and the attack.
Indeed, as central midfield is an area Ferguson tried and failed to strengthen in the summer, there has been some conjecture Rooney may be asked to fulfil the role more often.
You have to get the midfield right if you are playing a two up front," he explained.
Midfield, Wayne Ridgway, health and safety executive
But the hard-nosed Dons boss insists he doesn't owe him a chance in midfield to save his Aberdeen future.