cornerback

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a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers

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It's about time Waterford footballers started to do something," said corner back Kevin Coffey, a member of that U-21 team.
Damien McKenna had been having a fine game at full back against his native county, and with the help of corner back James Rafter, he had helped the Exiles' defence hold firm for a quarter of an hour.
The other changes see Johnny Coen replacing Gerard O'Halloran at left corner back and Andy Smith coming in for Conor Cooney in the half forward line.
The player-manager gave the home side the lead when he slammed the ball home with his left foot from six yards after Richard Hope had headed Mitch Ward's corner back across goal.
Barry Murphy added: "We saw Jamie O'Sullivan of Cork in the league final taking a point from corner back and that would never have happened in my day because you wouldn't have been encouraged.
Julian Alsop had given the home side the lead after just 87 seconds when he looped a header into the far corner after Michael Duff had headed Grant McCann's corner back across goal.
Corner back Keith Higgins is currently out of the country, and forward pair Alan Freeman and Enda Varley, are out with hand and shoulder injuries respectively.
Byrne played at fullforward, Murphy at corner forward and Corcoran at corner back for the Barrowsiders on the U21 team and Dempsey believes they would have made a significant impact in the senior ranks.
Neil Harris headed James Henry's corner back across goal, leaving Trotter with an easy finish.
Goalkeeper Matthew O'Donnell, right corner back Paddy Codd, centre-back Brian Jones at centre back, Brian Fox at left half back, Stephen Hahessy at right half forward and Conor Sweeney at left corner forward are all introduced for the Premier County.