centre half


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centre half

or

centre back

n
1. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) soccer hockey a defender who plays in the middle of the defence
2. (Soccer) soccer hockey a defender who plays in the middle of the defence
Translations

centre half

n (Sport) → centromediano
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He now has to drop and secure his oar, turn round on his centre half way, seize his harpoon from the crotch, and with what little strength may remain, he essays to pitch it somehow into the whale.
The Bradford Telegraph and Argus reports that League One Bantams have been put off by Coventry's valuation of the versatile defender, saying Willis 'has been priced out' of the West Yorkshire club's prolonged hunt for a centre half.
The biggest thing for me was one of the high balls that came in during the first half, and the centre half looked at Benteke three times during the ball coming down to see he was coming .
Kompany's injury could possibly see him ruled out for the first Manchester derby of the season on September 22, but his manager will have more immediate concerns given the dearth of options he has at centre half.
But it is Arsenal who are leading the chase for the commanding centre half whose absence with injury in the second half of last season was a crucial factor in Birmingham's demise.
MARK WILSON already has one Old Firm win under his belt at centre half - but he's confident he can do the double and be the stand-in hero for Celtic again on Sunday.
I'm on record as saying that there is no better centre half in England than Gary Cahill.
I know, I've played at centre half and I've conceded goals as well.
While Perth infuriated Birmingham City last week by expressing interest in Kevin Phillips, they are able to make an approach to Craddock as the former Sunderland centre half is in the final six months of his contract.
Ramage said: "I am as happy at right-back as centre half because I have played there for 15 games.
The Echo understands City boss Dave Jones has had the 6ft 3in centre half repeatedly scouted this season, although Cardiff are yet to make a firm approach.
Godwin Antwi, 17, played his first match for the Reds in his favoured position of centre half and was excellent alongside Danny O'Donnell.

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