Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of centreback.

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Examples

  • By the way, does anyone remember a season in Spain/Italy/England where the league champions did not have great centrebacks?

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  • Over in the Telegraph, Roy Hodgson has been mulling over the issue of centrebacks too and, after grumbling about the drabness of the World Cup so far, suggests they have the opportunity to enliven this tournament as it progresses.

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  • He made that decision for the club, who after dropping seven players from the team that lost 6-1 to Toronto, managed to beat the Whitecaps, who were missing many players, including both centrebacks, to injury and suspension.

    Dos Santos: NCC needs four teams, semifinals

  • Kieran Gibbs was caught out frequently, as was Denilson, and Squillaci's sending off after Jack Hunt's mazy run was proof of the pressure Huddersfield were exerting on the Premiership contenders' centrebacks.

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  • Braga goalkeeper Artur and centrebacks Paulao and Alberto Rodriguez will have the unenviable task of containing the ferocious front line.

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  • Barca will be without both of their top centrebacks for the return leg with Gerard Pique, who was booked here, and Carles Puyol, who was sent off for the foul on Fabregas that led to Arsenal's equalizer, both suspended.

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  • It's just he gets blamed every f*ing time for making a mistake he wouldn't be given a chance to make with two quality centrebacks in front of him, that's what pisses me off.

    Arsenal

  • Barca will be without both their first-choice centrebacks for the return leg with Gerard Pique, who was booked, and Carles Puyol, who was sent off for the foul on Fabregas that led to Arsenal's equaliser, both ruled out by suspension.

    The Age News Headlines

  • But that stat will be irrelevant when battle resumes in the Nou Camp on Wednesday morning and Wenger was upbeat about his squad's prospects of unsettling opponents who will be without first-choice centrebacks Carles Puyol and Gerard Pique, both of whom are ruled out of the second leg through suspension.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Barca will be without both their first-choice centrebacks for the return leg with Gerard Pique, who was booked here, and Carles Puyol, who was sent off for the foul on Fabregas that led to Arsenal's equaliser, both ruled out by suspension.

    nst online

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