One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in sport) a player or competitor regarded as posing a particularly serious threat to the opposition.
- ‘Chester broke down the right wing and a deep cross was headed back across goal to where danger man Darryl Clare just beat Mawson to stab the ball into the net from a couple of yards.’
- ‘Haworth is the danger man again, hitting the crossbar with a header from Roberts' left wing cross.’
- ‘Australia also have a danger man in Lote Tuqiri.’
- ‘Laporte insists that his team will not specifically target England's goal-kicking danger man Jonny Wilkinson at Twickenham.’
- ‘Doran put the shackles on Rathmore full forward Barry O'Neill, perceived as their danger man before the game.’
- ‘Albion Rovers danger man Iain Diack raises his arms in triumph after putting his side in front in only the third minute of their Scottish Cup tie with Queens Park.’
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