A machine gunner or rifleman in a covering position
can rapidly pick up an enemy firing at a maneuver element if he has a good vantage point.
Pars skipper Barry Nicholson cleverly got into a covering position
to clear a dangerous ball into the six-yard box just as Alan Thompson was ready to pounce.
However, Colin Lee felt the dismissal was harsh as loan signing, Jamie Vincent, was in a covering position
Pars skipper Barry Nicholson used his head to get into a great covering position
and clear away a dangerous ball into the six-yard box just as Alan Thompson was ready to pounce with his left foot.
Now Lee, faced with the unwelcome prospect of losing Walker through suspension, may ask referee Peter Walton to reconsider the red card if video evidence proves the keeper was not the last man because Zigor Aranalde was in a covering position