bottom dog

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Noun1.bottom dog - a person of low status
subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier - an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
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WEST JOHNNY MILLER is delighted Beith's battle against the drop is in their own hands after a 2-1 win over bottom dogs Shotts.
Sheffield skipper Jonathan Phillips believes bottom dogs Edinburgh Capitals will be powerless to stop his Steelers side at full throttle tonight.
Referee John Mantle called a halt after 52 minutes of the Alliance Three game between leaders Hartshill and bottom dogs Triumph Athletic Reserves, which the former were winning 2-1.
Aside from turning out for Second Division bottom dogs Forfar, Brewster has been out of the game since he was sacked in October after nine calamitous months at Tannadice.
Even McCarthy admits there's little hope of his bottom dogs staying up.
United took their unbeaten 17-game run through a severe test - from bottom dogs Raith.
Brown's bottom dogs host Aberdeen on Sunday but 24 hours earlier relegation rivals Turn to Page 55
STUTTGART slid into the relegation zone last night after struggling to a 1-1 draw with Bundesliga bottom dogs Hertha Berlin.
WITHERLEY moved three points clear at the top of the Coventry Alliance Premier Division with a 5-1 romp at bottom dogs Triumph Athletic.
Bottom dogs SCARBOROUGH needed Paul Foot's late leveller against KIDDERMINSTER in a 1-1 draw.
Saint Johnstone move into third place after Ian Maxwell, Jamie McQuilken and Simon Donnelly scored as Saints defeated new bottom dogs Ayr 3-0 at home.
Younes Kaboul fired Pompey ahead in 33 minutes with a fine individual goal but the bottom dogs hit back after the interval.