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lead the line

To be the first person in a line of people. All right, kids, who wants to lead the line when we walk to lunch today?
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Hoddle's comments following on from recent quotes from Calvert-Lewin himself, who said he feels at home leading the line for the Toffees after the win against Chelsea prior to the international break.
Saudi Arabia's Young Falcons pulled off a remarkable win against South Korea in the Asian Cup final on Sunday, with talisman Turki Al-Ammar leading the line. (Twitter: @SaudiNT)
And now he is set to take one of the most hotly-contested spots in all of football - leading the line for Brazil.
The 18-year-old has been leading the line for Scotland under-21s at the Toulon Tournament in France.
Amir will be Karachi's fourth captain in the tournament, with England skipper Eoin Morgan also leading the line in Imad's absence in the last couple of games.
Broadcaster Colin Murray has assembled a squad brimming with household names, and Michael Owen will be leading the line for his side alongside 56-year-old Rush against a Chester Select XI featuring ex-Blues including Ryan Lowe, Paul Carden and Shaun Reid.
speaks for " And Shaw is adamant he can handle the heat of leading the line after the gaffer's frustration at missed opportunities, most recently in Saturday's 1-0 defeat by Celtic.
Hartson enjoyed a decade leading the line in the famous red shirt with 51 Welsh caps to his name and 14 goals for his country.
With 40 points the Welsh club are almost certainly safe, but started with just attacking midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson leading the line yesterday.
That will almost certainly result in the Shakers matching City up with a 4-2-3-1 formation with Leon Clarke leading the line at a time when key midfielder Kelvin Etuhu, and his understudy Andrew Tutte, are both out injured.
With Arsene Wenger eventually settling on making Mesut Ozil, the German playmaker, his marque addition in the summer, Giroud has been intrusted with leading the line in the Premier League and Champions League, with his four goals and two assists in nine games earning praise from his manager.
Manager Bruce will still be without suspended YannocK Sagbo when Cardiff head to the KC Stadium next Saturday, but AluKo will be able to return to training next weeK in the hope of once again leading the line against the Bluebirds.
"He has been leading the line superbly and finishing with his head as well as shots from long and close range."
They led 7-0 at the break and went on to double figures, with Graeme Stewart leading the line with five goals.
"Jiri Jarosik, as we know, is not an out-and out forward and there's nothing harder for a striker to keep leading the line - to the right and the left - so Chris will give him and us more help, and ammunition."