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deploy (verb)


  1. Gerrard passed a late fitness test on his groin, while [England]TEAM deployed [Wayne Bridge]PLAYER [on the left of midfield]PART_OF_TEAM and Alan Smith started with Wayne Rooney still suffering a broken foot.
  2. [Juve coach Fabio Capello]COACH deployed [Gianluca Pessotto]PLAYER [at right-back]PART_OF_TEAM while Emerson and Gianluca Zambrotta returned to the starting lineup after sitting out Saturday's 3-0 Serie A win against AC Chievo Verona. [1077197 / p4]
  3. Scotland were without Darren Fletcher, James McFadden and Paul Dickov so [Smith]COACH deployed [Kenny Miller]PLAYER [as a lone striker]PART_OF_TEAM , while Gary Caldwell was the midfield anchorman in a 4-1-4-1 formation. [75304 / p3]
  4. [Mourinho]COACH was forced to deploy [Paulo Ferreira]PLAYER [at left-back]PART_OF_TEAM when Gallas limped off in the 54th minute and CSKA began to stretch the Chelsea defence. [1077207 / p9]
  5. [Partizan]TEAM were deploying [a new 3-5-2 formation]LINEUP to try to counter Otelul's use of Iacob as a lone striker, but the home team were stretched at the back early in the second half. [79282 / p4]

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Frame elements

COACH [Coach] LINEUP [Lineup] PART_OF_TEAM [Part_Of_Lineup] PLAYER [Player] TEAM [Team]

deployed on the left of midfieldWayne BridgeEngland
deployed Juve coach Fabio Capelloat right-backGianluca Pessotto
deployed Smithas a lone strikerKenny Miller
was forced to deploy Mourinhoat left-backPaulo Ferreira
were deploying a new 3-5-2 formationPartizan