man-marking

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man-marking

n (Sport Ftbl) → Manndeckung f
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He looks back on that as a turning point, saying: "It was just a straightforward man-marking job but I suppose because it was against Celtic, and also on Sutton, who is such a good player, it got noticed."
I'm an advocate of zonal marking and believe it is every bit as simple to adhere to as man-marking. Sure, there are a couple of Stoke players like Robert Huth and Peter Crouch you may want to assign specific men to watch, but zonal marking from set-pieces is simple.
In the last few years he has been used mostly as a man-marking defender but, at 32, those days are gone.
"Neil Warnock came up to me after the game and apologised for man-marking me, which was quite funny," said Greening.
But Hartley is determined to stop the brilliant Brazilian although he insisted it would not be in a man-marking role.
West Brom boss Bryan Robson said: "It was a big blow losing Paul because he was doing such a good job man-marking Rooney.
The Wales boss, who knows the Manchester United youngster is in top form, refuses to consider a man-marking policy at the Millennium Stadium.
The Wales boss refuses to consider a man-marking policy for the Millennium Stadium encounter.
I HAVE come to the conclusion that the art of man-marking is virtually dead and buried.
These were often successful, with fringe player Derek McInnes revelling in a man-marking job to confound PSV Eindhoven and Tugay masterminding a win in Monaco as sweeper.
In fact, he made three grave errors of judgment - picking Matt Le Tissier, picking Ian Walker and not man-marking Zola.
Radebe has had Leeds boss George Graham drooling after man-marking jobs on Steve McManaman, Matt Le Tissier and Gianfranco Zola in his last three outings.