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a forward on a soccer team

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someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical rating

an employee on strike against an employer

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someone who hits

the part of a mechanical device that strikes something

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We've got two World Cup-winning centre forwards now in him and Dominic Solanke, and I have high hopes for both of them.
If you fed the modern value of those four along with Clough's, who was arguably the greatest centre forward in the history of British Football, into a calculator, it would cry out for mercy before exploding.
In my opinion Big Al has been the best centre forward in the Premier League.
Passionate and gracious, Steve was a big bustling centre forward who gave opposition defenders a torrid time with his strength and endeavour, as well as blistering pace.
We lbeck has netted eight goals We lbeck has netted eight goals in 27 internationals – a much better ratio than his 29 in142 games for Man United, although his switch to Arsenal is now likely to earn him regular football as a centre forward with Olivier Giroud out injured.
The guy up front for Dundonald was an absolute gem of a centre forward, an old fashioned centre forward, he plays it the old way, he was strong and he ran the show on Saturday," said Pherson.
And Bruce is clearly excited at the prospect of the England under-21 man - one of the last of the oldfashioned British-style centre forwards - lining up in red and white.
Positional wise we could do with a centre forward and we have been short of a wide right for most of the season so I could do with those two positions.
Yet on Saturday,we huffed and puffed and just couldn't break down a stubborn Wolves side because we didn't have anybody in midfieldwho could produce that bit of magic with a defence-splitting ball and we didn't have a centre forward capable of getting a goal out of nothing.
He said: "Sven brought out Walcott, I presume as a centre forward, but he took Michael off and put Joe in Michael's position.
A centre forward like Sutton doesn't need the speed of a greyhound - he just needs a striker's instinct.
My three key areas to strengthen are centre forward, centre half and left back.
It was difficult to name the Magpies' best centre forward from Alan Shearer, Len White and Jackie Milburn - I didn't see Hughie Gallacher score 143 goals in 174 appearances from 1925-1930
He has netted eight goals in 27 internationals - a much better ratio than his 29 in 142 games for Manchester United - although his switch to Arsenal is now likely to earn him regular football as a centre forward, especially with Olivier Giroud out injured until the New Year.
As a centre forward you can't be afraid to ruffle some feathers and he does that but he's much more than a bruiser.
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