sending-off

sending-off

n
(General Sporting Terms) (in football) an instance of a player being told to leave the field by the referee, as a punishment for a serious offence
Translations

sending-off

[ˌsendɪŋˈɒf] N (Sport) → expulsión f
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CARDIFF boss Neil Warnock has branded his sending-off at Reading "trivial".
1 QPR captain Joey Barton has defended his senseless sending-off against Hull, suggesting he was standing up for teenage debutant Darnell Furlong.
Manager Brendan Rodgers was unhappy with the red card, saying after the match: "I thought the sending-off was a really disappointing decision by the referee.
BLUEBIRDS boss Malky Mackay described the late dismissal of stand-in skipper Andrew Taylor as "an incredibly weak sending-off.
And asked how he would describe the sending-off, Moyes said: "(It was) a rubbish decision by the referee.
WHEN the new rule of being shown two yellow cards, then a sending-off came into affect several years ago, there were more sending-offs that season than in the last hundred years or so since the football league was created.
ALEX FERGUSON risked the wrath of the FA with a blistering attack on ref Andre Marriner as the sending-off of Paul Scholes marred an outstanding Manchester United comeback.
Manager Tony Mowbray was unhappy with the sending-off, questioning referee Colin Webster's decision to dish out a yellow card for the second of those offences - Robinson clearly winning the ball as he challenged Fraizer Campbell.
A SPATE of red cards during the knockout stages has encouraged punters back a sending-off in tonight's Dortmund clash between Italy and Germany, but there is no reason why both teams shouldn't keep 11 players on the pitch.
Newcastle United are to appeal against Celestine Babayaro's sending-off against Aston Villa in the Magpies' 2-1 victory on Saturday.
DAVID BECKHAM admitted his harsh sending-off against Austria had rounded off "one of the worst weeks of my life.
Poor old Rob is in cloud cuckoo land if he thinks FIFA will overturn his sending-off.