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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Having allowed Kolo Toure to leave the club on a free transfer during the summer, Joleon Lescott is club's only established option at centre half fully prepared for Sunday's trip to Cardiff City, a development which will likely see the club attempt to bring in another centre half as soon as possible.
Knowing that he was a centre half as well and the type that he was - a TURN TO PAGE 38
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.
3 million centre half Christophe Berra and that has not been lost on McCarthy.
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.
I think he is a solid and reliable centre half who had a good season at Birmingham last year.
When we signed him from Luton I thought he was going to be a centre forward - or at least we could make him into one as opposed to a centre half.
Then, after captain Rhys Day was sent off, Collins converted to centre half to fill the breach and was a big success.

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