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Denoting a soccer player who wants to move to another club.‘it was the wantaway striker who was at the center of the action’‘we can't have wantaways in the team—it's disruptive’
- ‘The want-away net-minder only returned to the club yesterday after seeing moves to Wolves and Tottenham fall through, but he could find himself back on the bench for the Minstermen.’
- ‘Rock-bottom Hyde, whose want-away star striker Simon Yeo appears set to turn down a move to Southport, face a difficult trip to Gateshead.’
- ‘While alleged want-away star Reyes is a more than able replacement, the absence of Henry will no doubt be sorely felt by Arsene Wenger's men in this must-win contest.’
- ‘Birmingham City made the claim in a statement yesterday after turning down a second bid from Rovers for the want-away Welsh midfielder.’
- ‘It's interesting to see that since the kid came on the scene, the clamour for Nottingham Forest wantaway winger Andy Reid has fallen to a whisper.’
- ‘The new Leeds boss had a heart-to-heart with the want-away midfielder within minutes of arriving at the club's Wetherby training ground.’
- ‘Among his first tasks will be attempts to sign want-away Reds Mark Wilson and Jonathan Greening to bolster the midfield.’
- ‘Having cashed-in on the want-away, ill-disciplined and potentially disruptive Defoe, Pardew's signings look well-suited to the task of regaining the club's position back among the elite of English football.’
- ‘The wantaway keeper has moved for an undisclosed five-figure fee after signing a two and a half-year deal.’
- ‘Arsenal's Sylvain Wiltord opening the scoring after 13 before wantaway Fulham striker Steve Marlet scored the second nine minutes after the break.’
- ‘With wantaway striker Mark Viduka pulling out of the Dublin trip with 'a sore ankle' and Michael Bridges also left behind, Sakho hopes to do enough to land a move on loan or a permanent basis.’
- ‘So far, Rovers have had two bids rejected by Birmingham for the want-away midfielder and Blues boss Steve Bruce once again stressed his determination to hang onto the Wales international last night.’
- ‘Spurs have tabled a £3.5m bid for wantaway Wanderers striker Michael Ricketts according to reports on Friday.’
- ‘WANDERERS ' wantaway striker Michael Ricketts finally achieved his dream to get away from the Reebok when he signed for Middlesbrough just 30 minutes before the midnight transfer deadline.’
- ‘Molesey's want-away players have been criticised by new manager Ian Hazel, who says they harbour inflated opinions of themselves.’
- ‘Meanwhile, Leeds have warned they will not break the bank to land West Ham's want-away star.’
- ‘The wantaway Eagles winger removed his shirt as he crossed the touchline, walking towards the dug-out and dropped it on the turf, before he sat down with the rest of the Palace playing and coaching staff.’
- ‘Unmarked at the far post, the wantaway Chelsea striker had the relatively easy task of slotting the ball home past the unfortunate Jevric.’
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