Definition of assistant referee in English:

assistant referee

noun

  • another term for referee's assistant
    • ‘Fernandez was booked following advice from an assistant referee.’
    • ‘Curtis did look suspiciously offside but there was no flag from the assistant referee despite Sutton Coldfield's extended protests.’
    • ‘The game was in danger of being abandoned until he took over the line in place of an injured assistant referee.’
    • ‘He also reserved some criticism for assistant referees at the World Cup.’
    • ‘Speed endurance and good recovery in between intense periods of exercise are vital for referees and assistant referees.’
    umpire, judge, referee's assistant, linesman, line judge, adjudicator, arbitrator, arbiter, mediator
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