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gaffer

(ˈgæfɚ)
n. an old man; a rustic old man. (From grandfather.) Nobody out there but some old gaffer with a cane.
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If I had missed it a second time I don't think the gaffer would have been too happy with me.
Dorrans said: "The gaffer picks before the game who is going to take it if we get one.
A THE gaffer is in charge of lighting; the best boy is his or her assistant.
New Easter Road gaffer Butcher is renowned for his own wacky ways but they are more light-hearted.
That stunned most people but midfielder Neil knows his gaffer is in no hurry to walk away from the club he loves.
One of the things the gaffer and Terry Connor are striving hard for - because of the way we want to play - is playing for 95 minutes," he said.
I would love to be involved on Monday but it is up to the gaffer.
Incredibly, the Lions midfielder is now working under his 13th gaffer - in two separate spells at the club - after John McGlynn was unveiled last week.
KRIS BOYD reckons clinching the title at Easter Road today would be Walter Smith's greatest achievement as a gaffer.
Faddy started at Watford because the gaffer felt he was a little bit fresher than me and Kevin.
The under-pressure Pittodrie gaffer has prepared a pounds 800,000 deal for the goal ace whose contract is up this summer.
He said: "Everything I was hearing suggested the gaffer was away to Sheffield.
FORMER Hearts gaffer Csaba Laszlo has revealed it would be his dream to manage Celtic.
You have to just train hard during the week and whatever the gaffer decides at the weekend is up to him.
The Tynecastle gaffer will send a scout to run the rule over the 25-year-old, who left Scotland for Norway's Bodoglimt two years ago, in a tournament in Spain this weekend.