line judge

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football official who assists the referee by keeping track of the official time during the game

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History was made in the unlikely setting of Kidderminster Harriers where the referee and line judges for the Nationwide Conference derby with Nuneaton Borough were all women.
A line judge reported the British No.2 to umpire Kader Nouni for an audible obscenity during the third set.
He is in London at the moment working as a line judge, where he will have had the usual first day meeting with tournament referee Alan Mills along with the rest of the officials to confirm what standards he willbelooking for.
"The line judge didn't say anything but she (Kournikova) made the decision," said Dechy, although television replays later showed the call was correct.
It read: "I am sorry and regret the kick that unintentionally hurt the line judge.
The 29-year- old admitted he `lost it' during the eighth game of the third set of his second round defeat to Andy Roddick on Centre Court when he mistakenly thought a call from the crowd had actually come from a line judge.
Becker claimed: "It was always the same identical mistake by the line judge. He was calling balls out that weren't."
IT all kicked off at the AEGON Championships when David Nalbandian was disqualified from the final for injuring a line judge at Queen's.
She demanded that the umpire remove a line judge over a call that went against her and raged at her father Stefano in the crowd.
Line judge Alan Oakley over-ruled the machine to call the ball out but Rebeuh disagreed and told Martin to serve again.
STROPPY Novak Djokovic admitted he was "lucky" to escape being thrown out of the French Open after nearly hitting a line judge with his flying racquet.
When Roddick was foot-faulted in his first service game the American turned to the line judge and asked, 'Did you really foot-fault me in a charity match?
IT was interesting to see the normally-composed Roger Federer getting slightly miffed with a line judge over a faulty call on Centre Court.
The Aussie bad boy, who is suffering from a sinus infection, sparked the row in the first set as he shouted, "My head's f***ing exploding" - and a line judge reported him to US umpire Ali Nili.
Umpire Pascal Maria came in for an ear-bashing after Murray, who had been serving for the match, found a line judge in his path.