Origin of midfield
Examples from the Web for midfield
“As long as the game is not happening right in front of my nose but somewhere in the midfield, I let it twitch,” he said.Why Tourette’s May Be Tim Howard’s Secret Weapon on the Field|Michael Daly|July 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The midfield is mechanical, and their goalkeeper, Julio Cesar, a source of constant anxiety.World Cup 2014 Nail-Biter: Host Country Brazil Defeats Chile on Penalty Kicks|Tunku Varadarajan|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I saw Nobby Stiles, George Cohen, and the giant Jack Charlton winning every ball in midfield and distributing beautifully.
She then tried her second forward-pass and made it good, taking the ball just past midfield.Quarter-Back Bates|Ralph Henry Barbour
Twice Kenwood made her distance through the opposing line, yet, once past midfield, her plunges failed.
A kick-off at midfield which Turner ran back 30 yards, a single rush, and the whistle ended the game.Frank Armstrong at College|Matthew M. Colton
Claflin punted to midfield and Corcoran made one yard through the enemy's centre.Left End Edwards|Ralph Henry Barbour
A penalty set her back five and then came another long forward-pass and the pigskin was back in midfield.
- the general area between the two opposing defences
- (as modifier)a midfield player