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Refereeing a Match

Refereeing a Match

How well do you know football vocabulary?

This Football English lesson presents, practises and tests 10 football words that are related to referees and officiating.

  1. assistant referee
  2. flag
  3. foul
  4. fourth official
  5. handball
  6. offside
  7. red card
  8. referee
  9. whistle
  10. yellow card

Use the activity in the LEARN section to learn 10 words and phrases used to describe different football words. 

After you have finished with the learning activity, use the QUIZ to see how much you've learned and to score some points. There are also worksheets you can download to help you learn these football words. 

Remember, when you score points, you move up the leaderboard. You can also help your team and your country climb the leaderboard and become Premier Skills English champions!

Good luck!

Learn and practise the words

Refereeing a match can be difficult sometimes.

Activity: This activity tests your knowledge of the 10 words above. Match the words with the pictures.
Test yourself: Match the words and the pictures

Quiz - How many words have you learnt?

Quiz

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Renangh
16/03/2023
BR
31
points

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Renangh
16/03/2023 16:37
Brazil
Chelsea
31

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David Coach
09/03/2023
ES
-678
points

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09/03/2023 05:56
Spain
Manchester City
-678

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Juanse21
04/03/2023
CO
31
points

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Juanse21
04/03/2023 18:25
Colombia
Liverpool
31

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Gabriel Toro
01/03/2023
MX
71
points

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01/03/2023 05:56
Mexico
Manchester United
71

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centuricri
26/02/2023
IT
218
points

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26/02/2023 16:57
Italy
Liverpool
218

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saadatsalehi
24/02/2023
IR
774
points

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saadatsalehi
24/02/2023 17:33
Iran
Arsenal
774

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Ale1999
06/02/2023
IT
31
points

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Ale1999
06/02/2023 11:18
Italy
West Ham United
31

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Larbi noui
03/05/2023
DZ
61
points

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Larbi noui
03/05/2023 09:57
Algeria
Chelsea
61

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Killshoot07
02/02/2023
MX
70
points

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Killshoot07
02/02/2023 19:58
Mexico
Brighton and Hove Albion
70

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01/02/2023
CO
31
points

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01/02/2023 22:17
Colombia
Arsenal
31

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mirac
26/01/2023
TR
-613
points

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mirac
26/01/2023 18:24
Turkey
Manchester City
-613

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26/01/2023
BY
694
points

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Denis2000
26/01/2023 08:57
Belarus
Tottenham Hotspur
694

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24/01/2023
GH
37
points

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24/01/2023 12:29
Ghana
Arsenal
37

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03/01/2023
IT
38
points

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Nicesite
03/01/2023 14:06
Italy
Chelsea
38

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21/12/2022
TR
41
points

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21/12/2022 12:30
Turkey
Liverpool
41

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Calerocoach
14/12/2022
ES
40
points

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Calerocoach
14/12/2022 20:05
Spain
Liverpool
40

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28/11/2022
JP
271
points

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28/11/2022 10:19
Japan
Brighton and Hove Albion
271

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shree_1997
26/11/2022
IN
41
points

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shree_1997
26/11/2022 20:47
India
Manchester United
41

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22/11/2022
BR
399
points

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22/11/2022 21:38
Brazil
Manchester City
399

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wiltraining
13/11/2022
BR
31
points

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wiltraining
13/11/2022 01:11
Brazil
Manchester City
31

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Hina93
14/10/2022
BR
32
points

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Hina93
14/10/2022 11:52
Brazil
Liverpool
32

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JoeL
07/10/2022
IT
111
points

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JoeL
07/10/2022 09:38
Italy
Liverpool
111

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05/10/2022
SA
250
points

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05/10/2022 09:10
Saudi Arabia
Manchester City
250

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orogersilva
02/10/2022
BR
42
points

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orogersilva
02/10/2022 20:34
Brazil
Liverpool
42

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Preece
28/09/2022
US
31
points

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28/09/2022 09:36
United States
Liverpool
31

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17/09/2022
CL
40
points

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17/09/2022 14:48
Chile
Manchester United
40

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09/09/2022
MX
74
points

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09/09/2022 18:14
Mexico
Chelsea
74

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20/08/2022
JP
31
points

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20/08/2022 01:03
Japan
Manchester City
31

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18/08/2022
BR
33
points

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18/08/2022 15:39
Brazil
Manchester City
33

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18/08/2022
JP
47
points

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18/08/2022 12:08
Japan
Manchester City
47

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iGoharey
03/08/2022
AE
42
points

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03/08/2022 14:14
United Arab Emirates
Manchester United
42

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30/07/2022
ID
89
points

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30/07/2022 06:53
Indonesia
Manchester United
89

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28/07/2022
BR
41
points

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28/07/2022 12:36
Brazil
Chelsea
41

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14/07/2022
CO
31
points

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Martin Fuentes
14/07/2022 04:38
Colombia
Manchester City
31

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sayahamiir
13/07/2022
DZ
31
points

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sayahamiir
13/07/2022 18:00
Algeria
Arsenal
31

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Larbi noui
03/05/2023
DZ
61
points

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Larbi noui
03/05/2023 09:58
Algeria
Chelsea
61

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24/06/2022
BR
-595
points

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24/06/2022 22:14
Brazil
Arsenal
-595

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attar
24/06/2022
MA
38
points

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attar
24/06/2022 09:07
Morocco
Manchester City
38

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cmarioh
13/06/2022
CO
31
points

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13/06/2022 05:24
Colombia
Manchester City
31

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Yemeni
10/06/2022
YE
264
points

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10/06/2022 12:24
Yemen
Manchester City
264

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Riccardo Pellegrino
04/06/2022
IT
39
points

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Riccardo Pellegrino
04/06/2022 11:47
Italy
Liverpool
39

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mirac
15/05/2022
TR
-613
points

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mirac's picture
mirac
15/05/2022 10:33
Turkey
Manchester City
-613

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caner tekinkuş
24/03/2022
TR
40
points

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caner tekinkuş
24/03/2022 16:49
Turkey
Chelsea
40

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Parwiz's picture
Parwiz
25/03/2022
GB
30
points

Very glad you liked it!


Parwiz's picture
Parwiz
25/03/2022 07:26
United Kingdom
Manchester United
30

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NikiV
23/03/2022
MX
54
points

I really enjoy football


NikiV
23/03/2022 19:34
Mexico
Liverpool
54

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jsantodo2
21/03/2022
CO
70
points

Thanks!


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jsantodo2
21/03/2022 15:01
Colombia
Chelsea
70

Thanks!

ucf360
03/03/2022
MA
47
points

So easy!!!! :D


ucf360
03/03/2022 22:36
Morocco
Liverpool
47

So easy!!!! :D

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Parwiz
04/03/2022
GB
30
points

Glad you found it so easy.


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Parwiz
04/03/2022 07:10
United Kingdom
Manchester United
30

Glad you found it so easy.

AhmadNAwad's picture
AhmadNAwad
15/02/2022
PS
61
points

really, I am very happy with this stage,
I hope good luck for my Arab brother

Ahmad from Palestine


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AhmadNAwad
15/02/2022 13:20
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
61

really, I am very happy with this stage,
I hope good luck for my Arab brother

Ahmad from Palestine

Michaelsun
14/02/2022
CN
738
points

Tests are right


Michaelsun
14/02/2022 13:05
China
Manchester United
738

Tests are right

Leaderboard

Top Scorers
RankNameScore
1mobeckham6511
2Alex_from_Ukraine6297
3hsn5536
4wsanta5086
5kwesimanifest4768
6Liubomyr4417
7elghoul3988
8assemjuve3705
9aragorn19863557
10Gergő Nagy3396
Country ranking
RankNameScore
1Colombia71522
2Ukraine33447
3Spain28699
4Serbia27344
5Brazil22782
6Albania20578
7Vietnam20103
8Turkey19951
9Macedonia19074
10Bosnia and Herzegovina16333
Club ranking
RankNameScore
1Manchester United142680
2Liverpool110185
3Chelsea89344
4Arsenal85493
5Manchester City57744
6Tottenham Hotspur19097
7Newcastle United10512
8West Ham United7538
9AFC Bournemouth4561
10Crystal Palace4486

Level

2
Average: 2 (1 vote)

Goals

Complete these activities and you will:

Learn and practise 10 words related to refereeing a football match.

Glossary

Tricky spelling:

It's 'assistant referee' NOT 'asisstant referee' or 'assistent referee'!