step in

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To act as a replacement or substitute.
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McCoist unexpectedly ushered back a defender of his own with Kirk Broadfoot taking over from Steven Whittaker. There was, of course, another change, Kyle Bartley stepping in at centre-half to replace suspended Dorin Goian.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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step inTo get involved; to act
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