midfield

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n midfield (sports) the middle part of a playing field (as in football or lacrosse)
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Usage

In literature:

The first period ended with the ball in midfield in Cherry Valley's possession.
"Left Tackle Thayer" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Claflin punted to midfield and Corcoran made one yard through the enemy's centre.
"Left End Edwards" by Ralph Henry Barbour
This was "Midfields," the home of the Allens for four generations and of the Beverlys before them.
"The Long Lane's Turning" by Hallie Erminie Rives
Standing at midfield, late in the third period, Bullitt received a punt from Aldrich.
"The Boy Grew Older" by Heywood Broun
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In news:

International soccer lost a hero when Socrates , the masterful Brazilian midfielder who captained Brazil's famed 1982 World Cup squad, died last weekend.
Midfielder Erin Dierickx gets to this ball ahead of the Whidbey pressure.
East Providence midfielder Yuliandra Henriquez (left) is a helpless bystander as she watches North Smithfield senior Keila Strick (4) score the first goal of Thursday afternoon's Division II game.
Christian Gentner opened the scoring in the seventh minute when Anderson's attempted clearance fell kindly for the midfielder to shoot through the goalkeeper's legs.
Junior midfielder Nico Colaluca's second goal of the evening 152 seconds into overtime gave Virginia, ranked No.
Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has defended manager Arsene Wenger after criticism from fans at the weekend.
Midfielder Alli Long bolted to join national champ North Carolina.
Kitsap Pumas midfielder Tony Kerr, center, celebrates with teammates after the team's playoff victory over the Seattle Wolves at Bremerton Memorial Stadium last July.
View full size Traffic cameras have been installed in Midfield, Alabama, and one was operating at Woodward Road and B.Y.
Tenacious, team-first Scottish midfielder admits his aggressive approach rubs some the wrong way.
Senior midfielder Jana Jeffrey of Ursuline Academy (Dallas) was named the 2011-12 Gatorade Texas Girls Soccer Player of the Year on Wednesday.
Seemingly releasing months of pent-up frustration Tuesday, DC United midfielder Branko Boskovic vented about the coaching staff's penchant for pulling him early in matches amid concerns about his fitness.
RSL selects midfielder Grossman in waiver draft.
ZOPPO AND TEAM USA OFF TO A 2-1 START AT FIL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Towson midfielder and Team USA Captain has netted a goal and dished out an assist.
Schalke midfielder Jermaine Jones of US banned for 4 Bundesliga matches after 5th dismissal.
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