The abbreviation "LM" in soccer refers to the Left Midfielder.
Typical positions are: Goalkeeper, Full Back (right or left) Centre Back, Sweeper, Wing Back (right or left), Defensive Midfielder, Central Midfielder, Attacking Midfielder, Winger (right or left), Left Midfielder, Right Midfielder, Support Striker, Striker
well it depends. its callled a midfielder and there can be several different types. there can be ones like attacking, defensive, left winger, right winger, left midfielder, right midfielder and others like that
Goalkeeper Defender (Right Back, Centre Back, Left Back) Midfielder (Central Midfielder, Defensive Midfielder, Attacking Midfielder, Right Winger, Left Winger, Sweeper) Forward (Centre Forward, Striker)
Riberto Rivelino of course!
The actual positions will vary depending on individual team strategy, but a common arrangement is as follows: Goalkeeper, sweeper, defender, left midfielder, right midfielder, striker, left winger, and right winger.
Ryan Giggs or Arjen Robben. Ryan Giggs is good at passing, Robben is speedy and quick.
These are all the possible postitions used in Soccer: GK (Goalkeeper) SW (Sweeper) CB (Centre Back) LB (Left Back) RB (Right Back) LWB (Left Wing Back) RWB (Right Wing Back) CDM (Centre Defensive Midfielder) CM (Centre Midfielder) LM (Left Midfielder) RM (Right Midfielder) CAM (Centre Attacking Midfielder) LW (Left Winger) RW (Right Winger) LF (Left Forward) RF (Right Forward) CF (Centre Forward) ST (Striker)
In my opinion the best left midfielder in the world is Manchester United's Ryan Giggs, he has scored in very season that he has played for Manchester united and has a record 11 league championships in the English top division (premier league).
If your formation is 4-4-2 (4 defenders, 4 midfielders, and 2 strikers/forwards), the positions are sweeper, left fullback, right fullback, stopper, left winger, left midfielder, right midfielder, right winger, left striker, and right striker. There's also a goalkeeper.
Right forward (wing), left forward (wing), center, midfielder, mildfield stopper, right defense, left defense, center defense, and goalie.
Goalkeeper, right back, left back, centre back, midfielder, wing forward, right wing, left wing, centre forward, striker,
a main role of the left mid in soccer is to attack the defence from the flank whether it be by dribbling at your defender and creating a shot or finding yourself in space and having a cross, another main goal is too add extra defence
for a regular 4-3-3 system, Goalkeeper Right Defender Central Defender (2x) Left Defender Right Central Midfielder Central Midfielder Left Central Midfielder Right Attacker Striker Left Attacker
Goalie (goalkeeper), defender (centre back, right back, left back), midfielder (centre midfield, right midfield, right winger, left midfield, left winger) and striker (centre forward)
A very famous Green Shirt player is Waseem Ahmad, the ex captain. He is said to be the best left half in the world and he is the most capped midfielder ever.
The main positions are Goalkeeper, Defender, Midfield and Striker. But you can have Centre Back (CB), Sweeper (SW), Full Back (FB), Right Back (RB), Left Back (LB), Wingback (WB), Right Wingback (RWB), Left Wingback (LWB), Central Midfielder (CM), Defensive Midfielder (DM), Attacking Midfielder (AM), Side Midfielders (SM), Wingers (W), Central Forward (CF), Striker (ST), Secondary Striker (SS), Wide Forward (WF)
Ryan Giggs is a versatile midfielder who plays mainly as a left midfielder/winger. He has also played as a central midfielder or second striker.
During 2006 the England team were Paul Robinson (Goalkeeper at Tottenham Hotspur) David James (Goalkeeper at Portsmouth) Scott Carson (Goalkeeper Liverpool) Gary Neville (Defender at Manchester Utd) Ashley Cole (Left Back at Chelsea) Wayne Bridge ( Left back at Chelsea) John Terry (defender at Chelsea) Rio Ferdinand (Defender Manchester Utd) Sol Campbell (Defender at Portsmouth) Jamie Carragher (Defender at Liverpool) David Beckham (Midfielder at Real Madrid) Aaron Lennon (Midfielder at Tottenham) Joe Cole (Midfielder at Chelsea) Stewart Downing (Midfielder at Middlesborough) Frank Lampard (Midfielder at Chelsea) Steven Gerrard ( Midfielder at Liverpool) Michael Carrick (midfielder Man Utd) Jemaine Jenas (Midfielder at Tottenham) Owen Hargreaves (Midfielder of Bayern Munich) Wayne Rooney (Striker at Man utd) Michael Owen (Striker at Newcastle Utd) Peter Crouch (striker at Liverpool) Theo Walcott (striker at Arsenal)
Winger - Left or Right Midfield, players who start out wide on an attack Holding Role - Defensive Midfielder who usually drops back deep so he/she can receive passes from the defenders and allows the full backs to push up more. Attacking Midfielder - advanced midfielder position with good technical ability and often assists in goal scoring opportunities Playmaker - Usually attack or defensive midfielder with good passing ability creating an attack by bring players into the attack.
This is very dependant on what formation the team is playing. Here's a guide to a 4-1-3-1-1 formation:GoalkeeperRight backCentre backCentre backLeft backDefensive midfielderRight midfielderCentral midfielderLeft midfielderPlaymakerStriker12 is worn by the substitute keeper, while 23 is worn by the reserve keeper.
POSITIONS OF SOCCER FIELDS= ><Left Outside Midfielder >< Strikers>< Right Outside Midfielder>< ><2 Center MidFielders>< ><3 Defenders>< ><Sweeper>< <<<< GOALIE>>>> Well this is the format how I use to play when I played in Middle School and High school (for the school team), While in a different organzation(park and recreation) they use 3 forwards, 1 midfielder, 2 defense and 1 goalie (3-1-2-1)
The line of defense.Ex:GoalieRight Fullback - Center Fullback - Left FullbackMidfielderRight Wing - Center Forward - Left Wing