A midfielder is an association fitbaw poseetion.[1] Midfielders are generally poseetioned on the field atween thair team's defense an forrits. Some midfielders play a mair defensive role, while ithers blur the boondaries atween midfielders an forwards. The nummer o midfielders on the team an thair assigned roles depends on the team's formation; the collective group o these players on the field is sometimes referred tae as the midfield.[2]


  1. "Positions guide: Central midfield". London: BBC Sport. 1 September 2005. Retrieved 27 August 2013.
  2. "Football / Soccer Positions". Expert Football. Retrieved 21 June 2008.