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When you played...What positions did you play?

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School/Youth ...alternated between inside right and right half...(as you can see I am using old money terminology :P )
20's...Inside right, center forward and Right half.
30 to 35...Right half
35 to 41...Full back and 12th man
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Left back.

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Primary school . I fancied my chances as a goalkeeper and had a Gary Sprake top which I managed to save enough pocket money to buy after I saw it in Shoot ! magazine . I wasn’t very good . Made a number of howlers which most of my friends blamed on the Sprake top rather than me .

Junior School 1st 11 Left Wing . Scored a few goals but had to give it up because the school only played Rugby from 13 years old . Then I moved schools and they did play football .

Senior School . 2nd 11 . Left back . We were coached by our history teacher who also played for Wycombe Wanderers .

After I left school I never play again ( except once about 10 years ago in a works 5 a side tournament at Crawley Town . Nearly bloody killed me ! )
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In the schoolyard, goalhanger, nevermore than 1 metre from their goal.

In proper 11 a side games, I was right back. Ayling, without the ability, tenacity and man bun...
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In the garden with me mates striker and defender
In the middle east, playing for my dental team I was goalie because I was too fat to run by then
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All through schooldays - Striker. Top scored in every season.
Uni - Outside Flanker - All our house played Union, so I joined in. Last two years trialled for the football team - and they put me at Right Back. Top scored from there as well.
Late 20's - Still at right back, but pace was going. 2nd top goalscorer in Sunday League for 6 seasons. Occasional game at striker and centre half.
Late 30's - Beer and food getting the better of me, so I went in goal. Didn't score any goals, but conceded a lot. Retired age 39, and missed it every day since.
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School - Right or Left Back
For the RAF DM, Full back or winger
Pub Teams DM but for a while I played for Brains Brewery's Old Boys started Right Midfield but ended up CB as I was the only one in the team who could head a ball ;-)
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I've played right wing and forward when younger, and also defensive midfielder on and off, but for the last dozen or so years have been at the back, mostly as a right sided centre-half (but in 7-aside, which is common in the States), I've played any of the back three positions. Was playing on two teams right up to Covid but haven't played for nearly a year now. Not sure will I ever see a footy field again :cry:
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Junior school main striker
Senior school Centre Half
Then didn't play until around when I was 20 where I was mainly LB. sweeper or defensive centre mid a few times.
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hooker!! :mrgreen:
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hector wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:10 pm hooker!! :mrgreen:
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hector wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:10 pm hooker!! :mrgreen:
gessa wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:16 pm
Rent boy ?
Drag queen... :mrgreen:
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Bog off the pair of you...

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Left right out
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Centre-back or centre-midfield
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Right centre mid or right wide mid.
Once played CB and got MOTM, we lost 15-0 at u13s level (half the team was playing rugby that day🙄)

Ps, I really was good at crossing the ball, and at pace, and it annoys me more than anything else when professionals can’t do it.
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Junior high and high school: left wing or center mid

Club team in college: left back

My junior high team won an age-group national title and we were rewarded with two games against a Scottish team that was touring the US. I walked into our gymnasium the day they arrived and sat for a half hour and watched as they played volleyball without using their hands. I turned to my friend and said, "We are in some serious trouble."

Our superior size and speed kept the scores respectable, and we managed a single goal in both games, but that was about it. They dominated us.
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left wing until 15 a la Eddie Gray
then left back and centre back
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Never kicked a football in my life until I was about 45. Got roped into staff 5 a side after school on a Friday, as a precursor to going to the pub. I generally ran about like a headless chicken, getting in everyone's way, but one day I somehow managed to score four goals. Never happened before or since.
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Irish Ian wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 1:31 pm Left back.

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Same here mate
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