striker

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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'd been trying to find a new centre forward for a while, then all of a sudden we realised we had three or four in our own changing room all along.
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.
I was very privileged to know two top centre forwards, Whinney Banks Youth Club's Dave Gallant and Beechwood Youth Club's Malcolm Poskett.
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.
I'm a centre forward and he's putting midfielders in my role'.
Dear Editor, - Those bluenoses who are saying that Chris Sutton is too old, at 33, to lead the attack, are surely forgetting some of this country's greatest centre forwards.
CHRIS Robinson quite rightly states that a centre forward is judged on the number of goals he scored.
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.
I thought it was important we had an English type centre forward and he fits that bill perfectly.
He is an exceptional centre forward and we are thrilled when anybody gets back to full fitness.
But, as I've always said, they need help, the club needs a centre forward who's got the experience to help those two with their game and add something different to our team.
But to have a big centre forward through the winter can be a good contribution so I wanted to give Jake 45 minutes.
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