centre-half


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centre-half

[ˌsentəˈhɑːf] N (centre-halves (pl)) [ˌsentəˈhɑːvz] (Sport) → medio mf centro
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The Birmingham boss completed the loan signings of Arsenal pair Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall but wants one more centre-half through the door before he allows Shotton to wrap up his Riverside switch.
Bradford City are desperately looking for a right-sided centre-half and are reported to have made inquiries for the former Sky Blues skipper, who is yet to play a game this season after suffering a foot injury the week before the new campaign kicked off.
Dedryck Boyata is out until September - leaving Jozo Simunovic as the lone centre-half.
DEAN KEATES says Martin Riley remains "a massive part of my plans" despite having omitted the centre-half from the travelling squad for Saturday's draw at Torquay United.
The speedster will follow fellow Under-21 graduates Michael Keane and Jordan Pickford - both Burnley's centre-half and Sunderland's keeper were called up as late inclusions.
The Clarets rejected an offer of PS12million, although it is understood manager Sean Dyche is willing to cash in on the centre-half.
ASTON Villa captain Micah Richards' best position is centre-half, according to his former coach.
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.
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.