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wing back

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Definition of wing back in English:

noun

Soccer
A player who plays in a wide position on the field, taking part both in attack and defence.
Example sentences
  • Last month's signing of Peter Kennedy has had some people speculating that Paul Jewell might be ready to experiment with a wing back system with three centre backs in defence.
  • I suppose I would have to say left back because that is where I have played most of my career, but I can also play in a wing back role or on the left side of midfield.
  • The wing back had been the Celtic player closest to Larsson when he collapsed in a challenge with Lyon defender Serge Blanc.

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