upfield

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upfield

(ʌpˈfiːld)
adj
(General Sporting Terms) away from the defending team's goal

up•field

(ˈʌpˌfild)
adv., adj.
Football. in or toward the part of the field nearest the goal line of the defensive team.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.upfield - away from the defending teams' end of the playing field
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
up - being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "the anchor is up"; "the sun is up"; "he lay face up"; "he is up by a pawn"; "the market is up"; "the corn is up"