Players and Positions

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Players and Positions

Post by FCBarcelona » 18 Oct 2008, 06:25

Hey does anyone know any players that have switched their positions.

I know of ;

- Ashley Cole( used to be Striker)
- I hear Jamie Carragher used to be a striker
- Gojko Kacar changes positions all the time
- Martin Skrtel also struggled to find a positon but commited to Defense at age 16
- Puyol was a striker I hear
- Also, possibly Kolo Toure


Does anyone know anyone else?
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Post by keller8 » 18 Oct 2008, 08:17

Paolo Maldini(in youth league) played up front and in midfield, and even in goals. He was an allrounder.
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Post by NewBornProdigy » 18 Oct 2008, 10:40

Rio ferdinand = Striker (in his youth)
Kolo toure = Midfeilder (when he arrived at arsenal)
Thierry Henry = Winger (when he arrived at arsenal)
C ronaldo = Striker (in his youth)
Ronaldinho = Striker (when he arrived at barcelona)
Aaron Ramsey = Out-half or Centre (when he played rugby)
Dani Alves = Striker (in his youth)

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Post by FCBarcelona » 18 Oct 2008, 16:51

When you say "youth", what age group are you referring to? Early teens? Mid Teens?
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Post by Evan » 18 Oct 2008, 19:51

I actually heard that Miguel, Portugal's wing back, used to play striker. They were talking about during the World Cup.
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Post by NewBornProdigy » 18 Oct 2008, 20:16

the actual age groups, for most footballing systems
eg. junior leauge or senior leauge
you can be a youth and still play in a senior leauge

eg. i'm 15 and i play in a youth leauge and a senior leauge (school and club)

9-15=Junior
16-18=Youth
19+=Senior

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Post by tevezaholic » 18 Oct 2008, 22:06

i think puyol used to play in the bars when he was young,shoulder injury made him play defender,then he play striker,then wingback for barcelona,then central defender

im not sure about the goalkeeper part but i saw that somewhere a while ago on the internet
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Post by soccer11 » 18 Oct 2008, 23:06

john terry used to be a midfielder.
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Post by Kakasgotskillz » 19 Oct 2008, 01:06

Cesc Fabregas was supposed to play Veiera's role when he first got his start at Arsenal (holding midfielder).

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Post by NewBornProdigy » 19 Oct 2008, 13:04

on that point cesc used to be a striker

but his dad told him playing for the team is more important, so he moved to mid-feild

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Post by FCBarcelona » 19 Oct 2008, 19:33

- I also hear Peter Schmeichel was a striker, then changed to goalie.
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Post by tevezaholic » 20 Oct 2008, 18:47

schmeical was a manus gk right?
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Post by Davidson9 » 20 Oct 2008, 20:28

tevezaholic wrote:schmeical was a manus gk right?
Yeah, he played for them, Aston Villa, Man City, and Sporting after a couple of years in Denmark.

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Post by ronaldoR7 » 31 Oct 2008, 12:42

buffon use to b midfielder but then changed to Gk
Del piero use to b a goalkeeper back in his school days but then changed to striker 8)

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Post by FCBarcelona » 05 Dec 2008, 21:02

van Buyten used to be a striker, now a defender
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