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Midfield is the part of a sports field that lies approximately in the center. It is a term most commonly associated with football and soccer to refer to the area in and around the center circle, as well as the players who occupy that region, and is also used in field hockey to describe the same area, or in rugby to refer to the area occupied by the players in the center positions.
The term "midfield" in baseball to describe the area between the infield (within the bases) and the outfield.
Midfield is also used in football for the players who are between the defenders and the forwards