Not that type of player

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      In a recent post here at languagecaster we featured the cliche – ‘not that type of player‘ and after Pedro received a red card last week in the Community Shield some pundits suggested that he was ‘not that type of player‘, i.e. he is not usually a dirty player.

      What other examples can you think of where someone has been described as ‘not that type of player‘?

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      Here is former Liverpool defender Jaimie Carragher talking about what the phrase ‘not that type of player’ means – he suggests that all players can be ‘that type of player’, i.e. tackle really hard (Independent April 1st 2017).

      We also wrote about this in our football-language glossary

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