Defender (association fitbaa)

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In the sport o association fitbaa, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is tae prevent the opposition frae attackin.

Thare are fower types o defender: centre-back, sweeper, full-back an wing-back. The centre-back an full-back positions are essential in maist modren furmations. The sweeper an wing-back roles are mair specialised for certain formations.