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Synonyms for linesman

official (in tennis, soccer, football, etc

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a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines

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Training new linesmen would provide thousands of jobs in the countryside, and save the tax payer PS millions, which could be better spent on other essential needs.
Under 18s: Three cases of clubs being charged with player misconduct, one of spectator misconduct, nine of misconduct by linesmen or officials, 78 sendings off.
I can't understand how referees and linesmen can come to a game and be so blatantly obvious, giving everything to one team," said Kerley.
Indirect vision - provided by the linesmen - is obviously less valid than the direct vision.
This means linesmen have a chance of spotting a sly, tug, shove or kick out of sight of the referee if it is committed by a defender on the left side of the team.
Warnock entered the row about linesmen with his own controversial comments.
The manager, whose team are facing an FA charge for allegedly intimidating officials at West Brom earlier this month, said: "Fulham were very clever, they put pressure on the referee and the linesmen.
The truth is referees and linesmen do make mistakes - huge ones some times - and it would help if they held their hands up and admitted they had made an honest blunder.
I saw the linesman at the end and he said he was 105 per cent sure it was a goal but if you've ever met linesmen, that's what they're like.
Four-year apprenticeships are offered each year across a number of trades, including overhead linesmen, fitters and jointers, with placements at offices across the Midlands.
I want referees and linesmen to do exactly the same as players and managers and learn from their mistakes.
This means linesmen have a S chance of spotting a sly, tug, shove or kick out of sight of the referee if it is committed by a defender on the left side of the team.
A LEADING Grade One official last night insisted interfering linesmen are plunging the Scottish game into chaos.
Four times I attempted to interview him about deteriorating refereeing standards and the looniness of linesmen.