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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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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

RenatoSaioron
09/02/2022
BR
58
points

Very good and fun way to learn english!!


RenatoSaioron
09/02/2022 11:55
Brazil
Arsenal
58

Very good and fun way to learn english!!

Parwiz's picture
Parwiz
04/03/2022
GB
30
points

Thanks!


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

Thanks!

Bruno123
07/02/2022
PL
296
points

So so


Bruno123
07/02/2022 17:05
Poland
Manchester United
296

So so

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juanma
23/01/2022
AR
87
points

I did very well and I got everything ok.
I like this way to learn english, I think it's a great and fantastic idea!!!!!!!!


juanma's picture
juanma
23/01/2022 21:00
Argentina
Liverpool
87

I did very well and I got everything ok.
I like this way to learn english, I think it's a great and fantastic idea!!!!!!!!

juanma's picture
juanma
23/01/2022
AR
87
points

I did very well and I got everything ok.
I like this way to learn english, I think it's a great and fantastic idea!!!!!!!!


juanma's picture
juanma
23/01/2022 20:48
Argentina
Liverpool
87

I did very well and I got everything ok.
I like this way to learn english, I think it's a great and fantastic idea!!!!!!!!

Lasagnyan
21/01/2022
KR
36
points

The _____ supports the referee from the touchline and helps control substitutions and club staff on the touchline.
I realized the word 'fourth official' at this time


Lasagnyan
21/01/2022 01:17
South Korea
Tottenham Hotspur
36

The _____ supports the referee from the touchline and helps control substitutions and club staff on the touchline.
I realized the word 'fourth official' at this time

Chris OM
04/12/2021
FR
53
points

I get everything right. I need to learn more. Thanks


Chris OM
04/12/2021 16:58
France
Manchester United
53

I get everything right. I need to learn more. Thanks

foal96
29/11/2021
RU
31
points

Thank's for your project! It's really helpful and useful for me to study English.


foal96
29/11/2021 19:24
Russia
Manchester United
31

Thank's for your project! It's really helpful and useful for me to study English.

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Ahmedliver89
26/10/2021
DZ
42
points

everything is ok


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Ahmedliver89
26/10/2021 14:12
Algeria
Liverpool
42

everything is ok

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FajarudinAkbar
22/10/2021
ID
68
points

A really insightful and refreshing lesson


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FajarudinAkbar
22/10/2021 10:07
Indonesia
Manchester United
68

A really insightful and refreshing lesson

Ademir71
01/10/2021
BR
-2097
points

It is a _____ when a player, other than the goalkeeper, deliberately controls the ball using his hand. Double meaning. For me it's the athlete's fault...


Ademir71
01/10/2021 14:54
Brazil
Arsenal
-2097

It is a _____ when a player, other than the goalkeeper, deliberately controls the ball using his hand. Double meaning. For me it's the athlete's fault...

moataz
14/09/2021
EG
43
points

great


moataz
14/09/2021 16:06
Egypt
Manchester United
43

great

edut
11/09/2021
BR
31
points

Fantastic


edut
11/09/2021 18:04
Brazil
Manchester United
31

Fantastic

IDF
08/09/2021
ES
58
points

I like it


IDF
08/09/2021 06:04
Spain
Leeds United
58

I like it

Thangtranvn
05/09/2021
VN
38
points

Hello! I really enjoy


Thangtranvn
05/09/2021 03:52
Vietnam
Manchester United
38

Hello! I really enjoy

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Usta
04/08/2021
TR
31
points

Like it


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Usta
04/08/2021 14:03
Turkey
Manchester United
31

Like it

Sébastien
20/07/2021
CH
118
points

Easy but interesting, i liked it.


Sébastien
20/07/2021 15:33
Switzerland
Manchester City
118

Easy but interesting, i liked it.

tedros
16/06/2021
ER
37
points

it was really easy and I really enjoyed I


tedros
16/06/2021 12:02
Eritrea
Liverpool
37

it was really easy and I really enjoyed I

heyredin
16/06/2021
ER
48
points

yes i did it


heyredin
16/06/2021 11:38
Eritrea
Liverpool
48

yes i did it

Tawfik
13/06/2021
NL
31
points

I got everything right.


Tawfik
13/06/2021 05:38
Netherlands
Chelsea
31

I got everything right.

sebii13
02/06/2021
RO
38
points

Yes, I got everything right.


sebii13
02/06/2021 11:12
Romania
Liverpool
38

Yes, I got everything right.

Mehmet SISMAN
19/05/2021
TR
120
points

ı answered all of them right.


Mehmet SISMAN
19/05/2021 19:30
Turkey
Liverpool
120

ı answered all of them right.

Aurelius
05/05/2021
VN
31
points

I got everything right. Pretty easy for football fans.


Aurelius
05/05/2021 06:13
Vietnam
Manchester City
31

I got everything right. Pretty easy for football fans.

Danielfelipe
28/04/2021
CO
42
points

Yeah, i have gotten everything right


Danielfelipe
28/04/2021 04:26
Colombia
Arsenal
42

Yeah, i have gotten everything right

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rabiulislam
26/04/2021
BD
31
points

Yes. I got everything is right.


rabiulislam's picture
rabiulislam
26/04/2021 18:11
Bangladesh
Manchester City
31

Yes. I got everything is right.

Gabriel Amaral's picture
Gabriel Amaral
22/04/2021
BR
1512
points

Easy but helpful, once again.


Gabriel Amaral's picture
Gabriel Amaral
22/04/2021 16:04
Brazil
Arsenal
1512

Easy but helpful, once again.

steve sina's picture
steve sina
14/04/2021
CM
68
points

very amazing


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steve sina
14/04/2021 08:43
Cameroon
Liverpool
68

very amazing

FabioIdalgo
29/03/2021
BR
61
points

Amazing platform and quiz. As a suggestion, you guys can put the sound for every word also. Thank you very much


FabioIdalgo
29/03/2021 14:04
Brazil
Manchester City
61

Amazing platform and quiz. As a suggestion, you guys can put the sound for every word also. Thank you very much

Rich's picture
Rich
29/03/2021
ES
594
points

Thanks, Fabioldalgo! We're very happy that you like the website. It's a good idea to add sound - we will definitely try to do it soon.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team 


Rich's picture
Rich
29/03/2021 21:40
Spain
Liverpool
594

Thanks, Fabioldalgo! We're very happy that you like the website. It's a good idea to add sound - we will definitely try to do it soon.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team 

Jacek-Poland
26/03/2021
PL
513
points

It is easy :)


Jacek-Poland
26/03/2021 21:05
Poland
Liverpool
513

It is easy :)

Juliano's picture
Juliano
22/03/2021
BR
78
points

It was easy!


Juliano's picture
Juliano
22/03/2021 21:43
Brazil
Manchester City
78

It was easy!

PacoRaya's picture
PacoRaya
19/03/2021
AR
94
points

let's go!!!!!!


PacoRaya's picture
PacoRaya
19/03/2021 15:52
Argentina
Leeds United
94

let's go!!!!!!

Mrs.Lucas
11/03/2021
GB
-7975
points

This was super easy


Mrs.Lucas
11/03/2021 09:22
United Kingdom
Manchester United
-7975

This was super easy

Mrs.Lucas
11/03/2021
GB
-7975
points

Umm, no


Mrs.Lucas
11/03/2021 09:04
United Kingdom
Manchester United
-7975

Umm, no

Dandus
03/03/2021
PL
72
points

I got 9 of 10 correct answers.


Dandus
03/03/2021 10:38
Poland
Leicester City
72

I got 9 of 10 correct answers.

RizaktiUyeah's picture
RizaktiUyeah
22/02/2021
ID
41
points

Perfect exercise!!!


RizaktiUyeah's picture
RizaktiUyeah
22/02/2021 04:49
Indonesia
Liverpool
41

Perfect exercise!!!

Gustavo A. Esguerra's picture
Gustavo A. Esguerra
02/02/2021
CO
31
points

Great exercice


Gustavo A. Esguerra's picture
Gustavo A. Esguerra
02/02/2021 23:25
Colombia
Arsenal
31

Great exercice

Mrs.Lucas
11/03/2021
GB
-7975
points

Yes it was


Mrs.Lucas
11/03/2021 11:29
United Kingdom
Manchester United
-7975

Yes it was

Davis1727
21/01/2021
PE
100
points

Good exercise.


Davis1727
21/01/2021 15:30
Peru
Wolverhampton Wanderers
100

Good exercise.

linnankivi69's picture
linnankivi69
13/01/2021
IT
11
points

Question 10 is incorrect. It is the referee who decides how much time to add but for the fourth official


linnankivi69's picture
linnankivi69
13/01/2021 14:09
Italy
Liverpool
11

Question 10 is incorrect. It is the referee who decides how much time to add but for the fourth official

Rich's picture
Rich
20/01/2021
ES
594
points

Thanks for your comment. You're right - I've changed the question.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


Rich's picture
Rich
20/01/2021 08:57
Spain
Liverpool
594

Thanks for your comment. You're right - I've changed the question.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Tmswati5
07/01/2021
MZ
7
points

the exercise was quiet good


Tmswati5
07/01/2021 07:39
Mozambique
Arsenal
7

the exercise was quiet good

Elli07
05/01/2021
SE
177
points

This was fun!


Elli07
05/01/2021 11:18
Sweden
Arsenal
177

This was fun!

ant_erric's picture
ant_erric
20/11/2020
IT
71
points

Great, it was much useful to improve football english language


ant_erric's picture
ant_erric
20/11/2020 11:06
Italy
Leeds United
71

Great, it was much useful to improve football english language

Rich's picture
Rich
20/11/2020
ES
594
points

Thanks, ant-erric! We're very happy you found the activities useful.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


Rich's picture
Rich
20/11/2020 11:33
Spain
Liverpool
594

Thanks, ant-erric! We're very happy you found the activities useful.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

mat_cfc_pl
17/11/2020
PL
351
points

Thanks for exercises ;)


mat_cfc_pl
17/11/2020 12:52
Poland
Chelsea
351

Thanks for exercises ;)

Gabriel5
16/11/2020
AR
163
points

Great exercises for beginners! Thanks


Gabriel5
16/11/2020 09:45
Argentina
Crystal Palace
163

Great exercises for beginners! Thanks

Rich's picture
Rich
16/11/2020
ES
594
points

I hope you found them useful and interesting.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


Rich's picture
Rich
16/11/2020 13:13
Spain
Liverpool
594

I hope you found them useful and interesting.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Leaderboard

Top Scorers
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1mobeckham6511
2Alex_from_Ukraine6312
3hsn5540
4wsanta5086
5kwesimanifest4776
6Liubomyr4417
7elghoul3988
8assemjuve3705
9aragorn19863557
10Gergő Nagy3396
Country ranking
RankNameScore
1Colombia71579
2Ukraine33501
3Spain29052
4Serbia27426
5Brazil22838
6Albania20578
7Vietnam20212
8Turkey19955
9Macedonia19074
10Bosnia and Herzegovina16333
Club ranking
RankNameScore
1Manchester United143013
2Liverpool110499
3Chelsea89520
4Arsenal85682
5Manchester City58017
6Tottenham Hotspur19194
7Newcastle United10525
8West Ham United7579
9AFC Bournemouth4666
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'!