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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"
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Works to improve reliability on the Upfield line are ramping up with track, signal and electrical upgrades to take place this week improving reliability for passengers.
Darren Thomas hit the post when it was 1-1, and two minutes later they went upfield and made it 2-1."
The Ospreys, fielding an all-Welsh starting XV for the first time in Europe, dominated the early exchanges, but inexplicably found themselves behind when lock Darren Berry intercepted on his own 22 line, galloped upfield before feeding the supporting scrumhalf Jonny Arr on his outside for the game's first score.
A panicked team, a side that was struggling for confidence and selfbelief, would have sought the earliest opportunity to get the ball upfield.
Billingham fly-half Evans pulled back three points with a penalty and his side were constantly on the front foot, only for Marshall to intercept on his own 22 to race upfield for another Blaydon score.
The Lancers let the score get to them and struggled for the remainder of the second half to get the ball upfield and make runs for goal.
Then came the fateful missed penalty, which saw the relieved leaders move the ball upfield and score in the final minute to deny Stourbridge even the consolation of a losing bonus.
We weren't tight, we were just booting the ball upfield.
in the dying seconds the big keeper (right) lumbered upfield and the panic he caused allowed Richarlison to head home.
This spurred Normanby on and they pushed further upfield in search of a second goal, only for the hosts to regain a twogoal cushion when they broke and Dominik Cater squared for Nathan Moore to score.
deep for venture that 15 upfield into Maybe Shelvey operates a tad too deep for some who venture the opinion 15 yards further upfield he would turn into a killer.
ALEX SCHALK has branded Scottish football a tactical wasteland - and accused Premiership defenders of "blindly" hitting the ball upfield.