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rear

(rîr)
n.
1. A hind part.
2. Informal The buttocks.
adj.
Of, at, or located in the rear.
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Blaszczykowski's absence may provide an opportunity for Belchatow's right-sided midfielder Lukasz Gargula but the threat to the Germans' leaden footed rearguard is greatly diminished.
CAMBRIDGE'S 10 men fought a courageous rearguard action before going down to the Terriers.
Manchester City also earned themselves a defensive reputation earlier this term, but their rearguard has been decimated by injuries in recent weeks and that has contributed to a sequence of five games without a clean sheet.
Crumlin's rearguard were left fuming on 23 minutes when striker John Nolan connected with a loose ball from Shay Zeller to guide an own goal past the despairing dive of Gareth Sutton.
Gilbert converted and put over a penalty and before the end Duncan Meehan also breached the home rearguard.
With their rearguard under almost constant pressure Torquay's worst defeat of the season might have been by an even bigger margin but for good saves by Kevin Dearden.
Christopher Samba and Ryan Nelsen are key figures in the Rovers rearguard, but at least one and possibly both could be ruled out - Samba is banned while Nelsen has a hamstring strain.
But Kenny could also decide to go with the relative inexperience of Jason McGuinness and Ken Oman at the heart of his rearguard, even though McGuinness is recovering from a knock to the knee.
The visitors, whose manager Paul Bracewell resigned in midweek, looked to be heading for a share of the spoils after a sustained five-at-the-back rearguard effort.
Real were a more discplined defensive unit under Fabio Capello last season and they have retained a strong rearguard under Bernd Schuster.
Manager Ian Atkins branded his rearguard as pathetic after a game from which they should have got at least a draw.
The Seville rearguard is still missing Julien Escude and Javi Navarro - both key figures in last season's highly successful campaign.