holding midfielder

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holding midfielder (plural holding midfielders)

  1. (soccer) defensive midfielder
    • 2011 October 15, Paul Fletcher, “QPR 1 - 1 Blackburn”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      After the restart, QPR holding midfielder Shaun Derry, in a rare advanced position, was inches away from connecting with a cross from Jamie Mackie, who was making his first start since he suffered a double leg break against Rovers in an FA Cup tie in January.