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Pressley has turned the clock back to the Braveheart days of Colin Hendry, adding some old-style Scottish grit to the rearguard.
He has scored eight goals in 19 top-flight appearances, including four in his last eight and has already bagged against both Manchester clubs so Arsenal's nervy rearguard should be on red alert.
Mark Wilson 5 Part of Hoops rearguard that failed to live with Caley Thistle.
Marcus Lyon, John Gill and James Whitelock-Wainwright breached the home rearguard but all the good work was nearly lost in the last minute when Penrith missed a kick which would have tipped the balance.
ALLAN McGREGOR last night hailed the influence of Madjid Bougherra on the Ibrox rearguard.
Roberto Di Matteo's side, who sit in fourth place, created a host of chances in either half, but struggled to find a way through a determined and organised Tranmere rearguard, with Sam Baldock hitting the crossbar for the Dons in time added on.
Tonga's Epeli Taione scored the only try of a match dominated by the boots of Pierre Hola and Gavin Williams, but it was a fine rearguard action from his side - who lost Hale T Pole to a red card and Toma Toke to a late yellow - which sealed it.
WICKETKEEPER Steven Davies led Worcestershire's rearguard action against Durham in the LV County Championship Division One clash at Chester-le-Street today.
England's next group opponents, needing a win to maintain their already slender chances of qualifying for the World Cup, had most of the possession and most of the chances but could not break down a determined Azeri rearguard.
Credit is deserved for the ten-man rearguard action that thwarted Liverpool's late charge, particularly Gareth Southgate's leadership under immense pressure.
They looked marginally the better side with man-of-the-match David Farrell covering every inch of the park and proving a nuisance to the Swindon rearguard.
ENGLAND'S women cricketers fought a superb rearguard action to gain a draw in the second and final Test against India, drawing the series.