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Soccer Positions



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The eleven men fielded on a soccer pitch are assigned to specific positions in accordance to their specialties. Some of the most common soccer positions are:

  • Sweeper
  • Center Fullback
  • Left/Right Fullback
  • Wingback
  • Left/Right Midfielder
  • Defensive Midfielder
  • Central Midfielder
  • The Winger
  • Striker
  • Goalkeeper
  • Second Striker
  • Center Forward
  • Attacking/Offensive Midfielder

For a detailed look in to the positions and their roles on the pitch, see: Soccer Positions.