What are the playing positions in football?
There are many, as it depends on the formation a team is playing in. The general positions for a 4,4,2 formation are are: - goal keeper (1) - defense - center defense (2) - full backs (2) - midfield - center midfield (2) - left / right midfield (2) -striker (2) Other positions which vary according to formations include: - wingers - sweeper - center forward - attacking / defensive midfield
In Canadian football, the offensive and defensive positions are the same as in the game of football as played in the US. The offensive positions are: centre (1), guard (2), tackle (2), end (2), quarterback (1) and other backs (4). Canadian football is played with twelve men, rather than eleven; the twelfth man is a back.