linesman


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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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The two men aged 25 and 47 were arrested following the incident at Villa Park - fortunately the linesman wasn't injured.
Partick boss Alan Archibald said: "Fair play to the linesman.
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.
His club announced on Twitter: "With great sadness we announce the death of our @Buitenboys linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen.
His club announced last night on Twitter: "With great sadness we announce the death of our @Buitenboys linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen.
Mark Noble's free-kick glanced off the head of a Villa defender - not West Ham's James Collins as the linesman thought - en route to Vaz Te, who cut it back for Nolan.
And a statement from the Brazilian FA's disciplinary tribunal said: "The kit man Denilson Macedo ran on to the pitch from the tunnel entrance and attempted to attack the linesman.
London, Apr 8( ANI ): Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez has slammed linesman Dave Bryan, as he insisted Branislav Ivanovic's opener and Juan Mata's last-gasp winner in the Chelsea's 2-1 victory should have been ruled out for offside.
Whenever you see something happen on the field of play that warrants a red card, if the linesman sees that offence they flag and flag until the referee goes towards him, tells him what he has seen and then the lad is sent off.
To tell whether a player is offside a linesman would have to focus his sight on two different places at the same time - on the player who is about to pass the ball and on the player who might receive the ball.
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.
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.