Definition of 'back four'
Example sentences containing 'back four'
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Its records go back four centuries.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2012) Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006) The Sun (2014)
Back fours often become a familiar grouping on a teamsheet, much more than midfield or forward lines.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I need to get a back four who can unite together and give us good organisation and good passing ability.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The back four are getting confidence in him and the more games we play, the better the young goalkeeper will get.The Sun (2012) The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2013)
Each of the visiting team 's back four drifted into central midfield at times as a fluid formation bewitched Juventus.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I have just written a book that goes back four generations to find a narrative that makes sense of the failure of my parents' marriage.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Attention, inevitably, will focus on the back four when a team concede a chance but this is as much a matter of overall balance.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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