Association football position played on both ends of the field
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Mittelfeldspielerin (german)
middenveldster (dutch)
لاعبة وسط (arabic)
záložnice (czech)
vezistka (slovenian)
קשרית (hebrew)
Mëttelfeldspillerin (luxembourgish)
полузащитница (russian)
male form of label
Mëttelfeldspiller (luxembourgish)
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Association football midfielders
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GK CB CB RB LB RWB LWB CDM CDM RM LM CM CM RAM LAM CAM CAM RW LW CF CF A midfielder is an association football position. Midfielders are generally positioned on the field between their team's defenders and forwards. Some midfielders play a disciplined defensive role, breaking up attacks, and are otherwise known as defensive midfielders. Others blur the boundaries, being more mobile and efficient in passing: they are commonly referred to as deep-lying midfielders, play-makers, box-to-box, or holding midfielders. The number of midfielders on a team and their assigned roles depends on the team's formation; the collective group of these players on the field is sometimes referred to as the midfield. Most managers assign at least one midfielder to disrupt the opposing team's attacks, while others may be tasked with creating goals, or have equal responsibilities between attack and defence. Midfielders are the players who typically travel the greatest distance during a match. Because midfielders arguably have the most possession during a game they are among the fittest players on the pitch.
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Midfielder (soccer)
Defensive midfielder
Holding midfielder
Defensive Midfielder
Attacking midfielder
Winger (soccer)
Winger (football)
Defensive Midfield
Holding role
Central midfielder
Midfielder (football)
Attacking midfield
Attacking Midfielder
Offensive midfielder
Right winger
Football midfielder
Right Midfielder
Left midfield
Right midfield
Centre midfielder
Left winger
Right midfielder
Left midfielder
Right winger (football)
Midfielder (Football)
Wing half
Right half
Left half
Wing half back
Deep-lying playmaker
Midfielder (association football)
Wide midfielder
Winger (association football)
Midfield (association football)
Right midfielder, Winger
Wing-half (football)
Attacking Midfielder (football)
Left Midfielder
Central Midfielder
Centre midfield
Left winger (football)
Midfielder(association football)
Attacking midfielders
Defensive mid
Holding mid
Box to box
Box-to-box midfielder
Box-to-box mid
Wide mid
Center midfielder
Center mid
Centre mid
Attacking mid
Half back (association football)
Attacking midfielder (football)
Inverted winger
Inverted Winger
Half-back (association football)
Right winger (association football)
Left winger (association football)
Advanced playmaker
False 10
False attacking midfielder
Left wide midfielder
Right wide midfielder
Central attacking midfielder
Central defensive midfielder
Deep-lying midfielder
Right half back
Defensive midfield
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