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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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The first stage of construction on the Jewell Station Precinct development will also begin this week, which will see better access for passengers, increased bike parking and an upgrade to the Upfield bike path within the precinct.
Gradually they started to inch upfield and pose the visitors problems - especially in the set piece - hammering away at the Scarlets line.
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.
Does any other national team play so many passes laterally first, backwards second and upfield last?
ALEX SCHALK has branded Scottish football a tactical wasteland - and accused Premiership defenders of "blindly" hitting the ball upfield.
However, Berwick broke upfield in stoppage time with Darren Lavery firing his side five points clear of the dropzone.
But third-placed Chester clawed their way back upfield where fly-half Rhys Hayes broke Bees hearts by slicing through a stretched defence to score under the posts and deny their hosts at the death.
Blaby, from the East Midlands Counties League, scored the only goal five minutes into the second half when a break upfield culminated in Aaron Preston turning home a Stu Verrall cross.
The patience is the hardest part (it comes from endless repetitions and game experience), as both offensive linemen and backs would prefer an early decision and getting upfield.
With his side a goal down five minutes into stoppage time, boss Paul Quinn ushered Taylor upfield for a corner - and he promptly headed an equaliser