centre-half


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centre-half

[ˌsentəˈhɑːf] N (centre-halves (pl)) [ˌsentəˈhɑːvz] (Sport) → medio mf centro
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The 24-year-old, who is returning after surgery on a back problem, slotted the ball home on 27 minutes after centre-half Semi Ajayi had headed the Bluebirds in front 11 minutes in.
Everton are now mulling over whether to bolster their defensive options with the experienced centre-half, who played at the World Cup in 2014.
Hodgson is therefore considering using Everton centre-half Stones, 21, as a full-back as he has experience there and is also composed on the ball.
We've been told a minimum of four months so it's a big, big blow for us because of his versatility as he can play centre-half and full-back.
The Jambos boss, who looks set to deploy McGhee at left-back against Ross County today, said: "You can play in Scotland as a centre-half at 6ft.
We may be blinkered by local bias but surely Leighton Baines at left-back, Phil Jagielka at left centre-half and John Stones alongside him form three quarters of a more than decent backline?
The defence was all at sea and why oh why didn't Carver put Paul Dummett at centre-half, Massaido Haidara at left back and bring on Remy Cabella?
LIVERPOOL boss Brendan Rodgers is putting Nottingham Forest's young centre-half Jamaal Lascelles on his summer hit list.
However, Portuguese side Porto wants 35 million pounds for their powerful centre-half, whose contract expires in the summer.
MATT Lowton is on standby to fill in again at centre-half when Premier League leaders Arsenal visit Villa Park on Monday if Ron Vlaar and Nathan Baker fail to overcome injuries.
We have an issue at centre-half as you can see because I had a problem with Roberge and Diakite.
BY SEAN KELLY MARTIN O'NEILL could be set for a trip to the Britannia Stadium, after Mark Hughes praised Marc Wilson's display at centre-half.