bench warmer

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(sports) a substitute who seldom plays

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And he is not willing to concede he has come to Manchester purely as a bench warmer.
The ex-Arsenal and Chelsea man claims that he is happy at Real Madrid but he has been a bench warmer this season.
Haddadi was mainly a bench warmer because he was the Grizzlies third of three centers.
Just over three weeks ago, the 35-year-old winger was an occasional bench warmer and reserve-team coach at the Championship outfit.
The shelf warmer for them is like the bench warmer for the football team.
Before returning to Merseyside he told media in his homeland that he felt "ignored" by Klopp and bemoaned being reduced to the role of a bench warmer.
The former St Mirren keeper and perennial bench warmer thankfully survived to tell the tale of his car being submerged as he drove through a puddle on his way to East Kilbride's Scottish Cup clash against Stenhousemuir.
Ateneo Coach Bo Perasol said they were dedicating their win against University of Santo Tomas last Wednesday to John Apacible, the team bench warmer who became a sensation when he was caught on video haranguing a motorist, threatening to punch a bystander and then, when confronted by police, speeding off to escape arrest.
But he isn't interested in becoming a bench warmer and wants to be the No.1 either with Hibs or another club.
Well, I warned you here that I suspected the ad must have asked for a bench warmer.
JOHN Hartson has revealed how a few home truths from Martin O'Neill transformed him from bench warmer to Euro hero.
Gavina, fast turning out to be one of the shrewdest new mentors in the league, also continued to draw steady firepower from KG Canaleta and Aldrech Ramos and found an able replacement for his injured point guard LA Revilla in another bench warmer in Mike DiGregorio.
who has started just one league game since the turn of the year, said he found it difficult to understand why Klopp "ignores him" and bemoaned being reduced to a bench warmer.
DETERMINATION New Linfield signing McLellan LINFIELD new boy Michael McLellan is determined not to become a faceless bench warmer at Windsor Park.