A player who operates behind the attackers, in front of the defence.(noun)
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"Hertha Berlin midfielder Peter Niemeyer went to pat her on the shoulder, but missed and instead grazed her breast."
"The Rangers midfielder is currently receiving treatment on the injury at his club, with Levein anxious to give McCulloch every chance of featuring at Hampden Park next Tuesday."
"Nigel de Jong will continue to escape retrospective action for his leg-breaking tackle on Hatem Ben Arfa despite Newcastle United writing to the Football Association today demanding the Manchester City midfielder is banned."