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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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He added: "The linesman told me he had to ask for help from the referee, just imagine that.
Partick boss Alan Archibald said: "Fair play to the linesman.
The two men aged 25 and 47 were arrested following the incident at Villa Park - fortunately the linesman wasn't injured.
Nieuw Sloten players attacked the linesman after the game finished in a 2-2 draw.
Dubai's Attorney-General Essam Eisa Al Humaidan said the Family and Juveniles Prosecution dropped the case after linesman Al Jalaf waived his complaint against the teenager.
Our linesman Richard died at 17:30 in front of his family.
I know they have got to look after themselves but I feel really let down as a manager and a club that three invisible people can look at that and not look at the linesman and take that into consideration.
The Shrews appeared to be heading for only their second win over Wanderers in the sides' last 20 meetings when the linesman adjudged Gareth Ainsworth's header to have crossed the line.
Mr Lewis pointed to the spot but then changed his mind after consulting his linesman -and booked Lita for diving.
The former Wigan Athletic star received a straight red card in the dying minutes after a brief verbal exchange with the linesman.
And Jones, keeping his emotions in check, said: "I spoke to the referee and I've asked the linesman.
The ref had what appeared to be a clear view of the 'handball' and the linesman had a clear view of the blatant 'push' on Theo Robinson, why no decision?
A man has been charged In connection with an Incident In which a linesman was hit on the head with a 50p piece thrown from the crowd at Villa Park.
So Mr Kinnear should accept the decisions and concentrate on managing instead of trying to be the linesman and referee.
It was a very ugly decision by the linesman, but we all make mistakes, us players too, and I think the linesman made one here," said Pernia.