strong side

strong side

n. Sports
The side of a formation having more players, especially the side of a football formation on which the tight end is positioned.

strong′ side`

the side of the offensive line of a football team where the tight end is positioned, thereby the side having the greater number of players.
[1950–55]
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Leicester manager Claude Puel has promised to name a strong side and he may well be rewarded with a smooth passage to the quarter-finals.
When you are fourth in Germany you are a strong side.
We are a strong side too and, if we play like we can, we will take some beating by any opposition.
Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac has also | Wales'Taulupe Faletau named a strong side for the clash by the Bay, the first fixture in the region for the Llanelli-based outfit in 10 years.
They are a strong side and very well organised, and with the likes of (John) Akinde and (Charlie) MacDonald across the front there, they have got a terrific combination between the pair of them, and lots of quality players about their ranks.
But I want to win the match, so I will be putting out a strong side.
Stating that there were a lot of decisions made that should not have been made in the first place, Edwards however, said that the decision was made in an attempt to move from a very strong side to a new side.
The match was arranged to celebrate the English club's promotion to the Championship and Ancelotti named a strong side.
Pharmaceutics is a strong side of India," State Minister of Commerce and Industry of India Dagubati Purandeswari said at the meeting with Minister of Energy and Industry Osmonbek Artykbaev on July 18.
Newcastle are a strong side, so the girls did well.
Since I would be more practiced with the strong side, how fast I could use the appendix draw would speak to its physiological efficiency.
It may be worn strong side (butt forward), cross draw (butt rearward) or small of back (almost horizontal).