Zone

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Zone

1. See: Free trade zone.

2. In marketing, an area that a single sales representative or team of sales representatives are assigned to cover. A sales representative whose zone is, for example, Oklahoma, is not allowed to try to sell products in Texas and vice versa. This helps prevents sales reps from competing with each other for commissions.
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Soon after that Dorrans popped up on his own goal-line to lash the ball clear after his zonally positioned defenders had failed to deal with a Czech corner from the left.
Marking zonally has been the main thing - the gaffer has stood tall to bring it in - but there are lots of differences to the way we defended under Roberto.
He said: "Now that we are no longer defending zonally there is more accountability, as everyone knows who is their man to pick up.
Now he is looking at how we are training and realising that the tactical side is important, that you can man-mark or play zonally in a line, that you don't have to throw the ball away.
I wanted him to mark zonally - and play at right-back.