Definition of stoppage time in English:

stoppage time

noun

  • another term for injury time
    • ‘As stoppage time approached, Bath had their last clear chance with yet another penalty which gave them a line-out position ten metres out.’
    • ‘The game was well into stoppage time when the final drama unfolded.’
    • ‘And as the game ticked into the final minute of stoppage time, they struck the deadly blow.’
    • ‘We looked dead and buried but fought back hard and our third, which we scored in stoppage time, really knocked the stuffing out of them.’
    • ‘Lyon have eight minutes, plus stoppage time to score a goal and avoid being eliminated from the competition.’
    • ‘Alas, there will be two minutes of stoppage time to get through.’
    • ‘And somehow he got away with just a stern warning after a touchline bust-up in stoppage time.’
    • ‘Andy Hayward has done it for us again, scoring in stoppage time.’
    • ‘Then, deep into stoppage time, Smith attempted to be too clever with the ball midway inside his own half.’
    • ‘Hawks came back to score deep in stoppage time to snatch a victory which should never have been in doubt.’
    • ‘They changed their tune seconds later, however, as they watched their heroes manufacture a third score in stoppage time.’
    • ‘He was ludicrously cautioned in stoppage time for time-wasting.’
    • ‘There are three minutes of stoppage time to be played, and fortunately for Greece, the ball is sticking in midfield.’
    • ‘The keeper was fortunate in first-half stoppage time when a Campbell header came off the foot of his left-hand post.’
    • ‘They had to wait until two minutes into first half stoppage time to take the lead.’
    • ‘The officials ensured a nailbiting finale by displaying three minutes of stoppage time and playing four.’
    • ‘An almighty scramble in the third minute of stoppage time at the end of the half was the catalyst.’
    • ‘There will be two minutes stoppage time, if the ref can stomach it.’
    • ‘They were leapfrogged by Matlock Town, who won with goals in stoppage time of both halves.’
    • ‘As it happened, a goal apiece in stoppage time provided an exciting climax, though it brought conflicting views from the managers.’