line judge

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Noun1.line judge - football official who assists the referee by keeping track of the official time during the game
football official - an official who enforces the rules at a football game
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In the 18th minute, line judge Amy Reyner raised her yellow trim flag to rule out what Nuneaton thought was a headed equaliser by David Hanson and the referee was happy to uphold the decision.
HEATHER WATSON branded a line judge "pathetic" and a "snitch" after she was deducted a point for swearing as she lost in the women's doubles quarter-finals.
DAVID Nalbandian shouldn't be allowed to play at Wimbledon because of his attack on the line judge. If it happened during a game of football, the player would be sent off and would receive a ban.
Since then, Brian has gone on to be an umpire and line judge at Wimbledon, as well as refereeing tournaments around the country.
But Ferreira was furious when, leading 4-1 in a third set tie break, Portuguese umpire George Dias overruled a line judge and called his baseline shot out.
Capriati was incensed by a dubious call in the second game of the second set and was lucky to escape censure after firing off a volley of obscenities as she called for the line judge to be replaced.
At 5-5 Dechy felt her forehand cross-court shot had landed inside the line but Kournikova, after failing to reach the ball, appeared to point to the line and yell that the shot was out - before the line judge had made her decision.
Canadian-born Rusedski, who had been warned in the second set for angrily slamming a ball down the court and almost hitting a line judge, lost his opening service game in the fourth set and slammed his racket down in disgust.
Three time Wimbledon winner Becker said: "It was always the same identical mistake by the line judge. He was calling balls out that weren't.
The big-serving Croat (right) won at Queen's Club in 2012 when Argentinian David Nalbandian was disqualified for kicking a chair and hurting a line judge.
DAVID NALBANDIAN is facing a police investigation after being sensationally disqualified in the AEGON Final at Queen's Club for injuring a line judge.
Williams was fuming after the match, irate that chair umpire Mariana Alves had called a perfectly good backhand winner out, despite there being no call from the nearby line judge.