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  • n. A player who plays on the wing, and act as both a defender and an attacker depending on the team's situation.


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  • Chelsea have maintained their frenzied late activity in the transfer market as the deadline approaches by lodging a bid of around €20m £16.6m for the highly rated Porto wing-back Alvaro Pereira.

    Chelsea lodge £16.6m bid for Porto wing-back Alvaro Pereira

  • The Slide Chair was built from a reclaimed slide component found at a new york city salvage yard, and offers a new playful outlook on the classic wing-back chair.

    Interesting Sinks: The Herms Baby Slide

  • Through developing the concept I realized the form language lent itself to a wing-back chair.

    Interesting Sinks: The Herms Baby Slide

  • Instead of completely modernizing it I wanted to hold onto classic details that would translate the essence of a wing-back chair.

    Interesting Sinks: The Herms Baby Slide

  • The right wing-back has, at times, dominated games from an unlikely position.

    The Stars That Have Really Come Out

  • We walked into a cavernous reception hall, decorated in typically extravagant Arab style, with crystal chandeliers and dozens of gilt-trimmed wing-back chairs and sofas.

    Getting Away With Murder?

  • He went, just slowly enough to annoy her, across the room, and threw himself into one of the wing-back chairs beside the desk.

    Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

  • Don't get me wrong, I don't mean that Scotland will qualify for more World Cups just because we have a new system of governance Kirk Broadfoot will be just as dodgy a wing-back wherever our borders are but I look to Norway, to Sweden, to Ireland and to Italy and I see a people for some reason more sporty than ourselves.

    SNP sinking on sport

  • /Chicago One sofa bed ($85), one rocking armchair ($45), two wing-back armchairs ($30 each) and an ottoman ($15)

    Out, Damned Spot! Chairs, Sofas Cleaned

  • The couple embraced members of the grieving Motlana family before taking their places in the wing-back chairs specially situated next to family members in the front row of the church.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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