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linesman

[′līnz·mən]
(engineering)
A worker who sets up and repairs communication and power lines.
An assistant to a surveyor.
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Kane added: "Lamela's one I thought the linesman showed amazing character to give that because a lot happened for the first one about the linesman, so to give that penalty was massive - and it was a penalty.
Silva could be seen remonstrating with the linesman, shouting: "No way" and "Impossible", whilePep Guardiolahit boiling point on the touchline.
And so this game needs the best referees, the best linesmen, the best fourth official -Turn to Page 54 | Boro head coach Aitor Karanka on the touchline at the game against Birmingham when a linesman ruled out what would have been the winning goal.
The linesman assumes that little touch is a penalty.
A police spokesman said: "Police have arrested two men after a lit flare was thrown on the pitch during the Villa v Spurs game - the flare hit a linesman.
Draper said: "The linesman gave it for taking two touches.
But Dutch forensic experts said the linesman died as a result of the beating.
Dubai Police arrested the Emirati teenager over the weekend for assaulting the Emirati linesman [assistant referee] Mohammad Al Jalaf with the charger during an Etisalat Pro-League match between Al Ahli and Al Ain earlier this month.
Summary: A linesman affiliated to Dutch youth club Buitenboys has died after being assaulted by players in a match on Sunday.
ALL amateur fixtures in Holland have been postponed this weekend as a mark of respect to Richard Nieuwenhuizen, the linesman who was killed after being attacked during a match on Sunday.
But Ricardo Vaz Te had been flagged offside in the build-up before the linesman changed his mind.
IT'S not just players who get hot under the collar in Brazil, where Fluminense's kit man faces a fine and ban of up to 12 matches for trying to attack a linesman.