Defender (association fitbaw)

In fitbaw, a defender is a ootfield player their main role is tae pit the opposition frae attackin.

Thare fower kins o defender: centre-back, souper, fou-back an wing-back. The centre-back an fou-back positions is essential in maist modren furmations. The sweeper an wing-back roles is mair specialised for certain formations.