football official


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Noun1.football official - an official who enforces the rules at a football gamefootball official - an official who enforces the rules at a football game
back judge - a football official
field judge - a football official
head linesman - a football official in charge of recording yardage gained or lost
line judge - football official who assists the referee by keeping track of the official time during the game
official - someone who administers the rules of a game or sport; "the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling"
side judge - a football official
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In 2014 Platini admitted holding a secret meeting with the disgraced football official Mohamed Bin Hammam, shortly before casting his vote for Qatar.
A lawsuit filed last week claimed that a Nazareth parent dressed as a football official, stood on the sideline and influenced the referees in the Roadrunners' 34-27 win against the Wolverines in the Class 7A state quarterfinals on Nov.
RIYADH: A Saudi football official who hinted at "dirty tricks" in the kingdom's top league has been banned for one year, the Saudi Press Agency reported late on Tuesday.
GENEVA, Feb 17 (KUNA) -- The adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee chaired by Jack Kariko has imposed a sanction of a warning and fine on football official Franz Beckenbauer.
According to the BBC, the remit from Garcia, whose recommendations on the 2018 and 2022 World Cup are due next month, includes looking into allegations that Qatari football official Mohamed Bin Hammam made payments amounting to 3 million pounds to football officials in return for their support for the Qatar bid, as is revealed by in a Sunday Times investigation.
The organisers also reiterated that Qatari football official Mohamed Bin Hammam - the man who is alleged to have paid officials in return for votes - was not a member of the bid-team, although acknowledged that he sometimes "crossed paths with influential Qatari citizens".
Peter Goldsmith, a member of FIFA's Independent Governance Committee, became the latest international football official to say that the decision to hold the event in Qatar must be revoked if corruption is proved.
Britain's Sunday Times newspaper said it had obtained millions of emails, documents and bank transfers relating to alleged payments made by Qatari former top football official Mohamed bin Hammam.
A former Qatari football official has been accused of paying $5 million to gain support for the FIFA World Cup 2022 hosting rights, which were announced in 2010.
A football official said dog owners who allow their pets to foul on sports pitches should be named and shamed.
A WELL-known local amateur football official has died suddenly.
A Fifa statement added: "The cases of Oliver Camps (Trinidad and Tobago), Lionel Haven (Bahamas, CFU) and Patrick Mathurin (St Lucia) were closed since they are no longer football officials. Should they return to football official positions, their cases would be examined again by the ethics committee.