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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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Are there any football words you need help with?
Let us know in the comments.

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nikola.mr
09/04/2018
RS
68
points

Nice and easy.


nikola.mr
09/04/2018 09:27
Serbia
Manchester United
68

Nice and easy.

myra awang
02/04/2018
MY
34
points

it's very interesting. i'm not football fan but it's quite fun , i can learn a new words.


myra awang
02/04/2018 06:29
Malaysia
Arsenal
34

it's very interesting. i'm not football fan but it's quite fun , i can learn a new words.

GiagRelative
01/04/2018
GB
123
points

Easy


GiagRelative
01/04/2018 19:01
United Kingdom
Leicester City
123

Easy

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alaa_berlien
27/03/2018
EG
11
points

wonderful..


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alaa_berlien
27/03/2018 17:37
Egypt
Liverpool
11

wonderful..

Whallay
26/03/2018
NG
23
points

cool


Whallay
26/03/2018 22:14
Nigeria
Manchester United
23

cool

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jprsn
21/03/2018
BR
35
points

Nice test, thanks!


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jprsn
21/03/2018 21:59
Brazil
Liverpool
35

Nice test, thanks!

DieFarcon
17/03/2018
AZ
12
points

Its very cool test


DieFarcon
17/03/2018 18:31
Azerbaijan
Manchester United
12

Its very cool test

HBK
14/03/2018
CH
11
points

It's very useful for me to start with these words. Nice !!


HBK
14/03/2018 12:02
Switzerland
Manchester United
11

It's very useful for me to start with these words. Nice !!

Sergio
10/03/2018
CO
20
points

I did everything ok, the questions were good!


Sergio
10/03/2018 21:43
Colombia
Manchester United
20

I did everything ok, the questions were good!

Mehmet5
08/03/2018
TR
62
points

Very good exercise.


Mehmet5
08/03/2018 19:52
Turkey
Manchester United
62

Very good exercise.

Joko7912
06/03/2018
CU
110
points

Only fails one question


Joko7912
06/03/2018 08:18
Cuba
Chelsea
110

Only fails one question

Quaresma
05/03/2018
KR
42
points

good


Quaresma
05/03/2018 15:58
South Korea
Aston Villa
42

good

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TatkaNatka
04/03/2018
RU
243
points

I am sorry to ask but I couldn't find the button to learn the vocabulary((


TatkaNatka's picture
TatkaNatka
04/03/2018 17:00
Russia
Arsenal
243

I am sorry to ask but I couldn't find the button to learn the vocabulary((

Rich's picture
Rich
05/03/2018
ES
594
points

Hi TatkaNatka,

It's the pink button that says 'matching'. Can you see it?

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
05/03/2018 17:06
Spain
Liverpool
594

Hi TatkaNatka,

It's the pink button that says 'matching'. Can you see it?

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

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TatkaNatka
11/03/2018
RU
243
points

Hi Rich,

 I see, but it is a test. I want to learn the words....


TatkaNatka's picture
TatkaNatka
11/03/2018 16:44
Russia
Arsenal
243

Hi Rich,

 I see, but it is a test. I want to learn the words....

borntobe
02/03/2018
KZ
33
points

it was interesting for me. i did everything right.


borntobe
02/03/2018 09:19
Kazakhstan
Manchester City
33

it was interesting for me. i did everything right.

Vannuchi
21/02/2018
FR
92
points

good game


Vannuchi
21/02/2018 17:56
France
Arsenal
92

good game

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I am from Russia
20/02/2018
RU
388
points

interesting


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I am from Russia
20/02/2018 19:14
Russia
Liverpool
388

interesting

harys
20/02/2018
BA
22
points

great quiz


harys
20/02/2018 09:00
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Liverpool
22

great quiz

Tatiana
16/02/2018
RU
11
points

Yes. All my answers are right.


Tatiana
16/02/2018 14:46
Russia
Manchester United
11

Yes. All my answers are right.

Saandra
12/02/2018
RS
51
points

I got everything right. I know all words.


Saandra
12/02/2018 11:28
Serbia
Arsenal
51

I got everything right. I know all words.

dro's picture
dro
12/02/2018
BR
112
points

Despite the fact that all these words were new to me, I could do without any effortless.


dro's picture
dro
12/02/2018 02:37
Brazil
Chelsea
112

Despite the fact that all these words were new to me, I could do without any effortless.

hemsta's picture
hemsta
11/02/2018
TR
20
points

I completed quiz.


hemsta's picture
hemsta
11/02/2018 19:46
Turkey
Arsenal
20

I completed quiz.

alejandratm's picture
alejandratm
10/02/2018
CO
11
points

I did everything right and that's good. I have so much to learn here.


alejandratm's picture
alejandratm
10/02/2018 15:54
Colombia
Manchester United
11

I did everything right and that's good. I have so much to learn here.

alejandratm's picture
alejandratm
10/02/2018
CO
11
points

I think I did everything right, and is good to know that I have some idea or knowledge about football in english.


alejandratm's picture
alejandratm
10/02/2018 15:48
Colombia
Manchester United
11

I think I did everything right, and is good to know that I have some idea or knowledge about football in english.

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Vadim_V
10/02/2018
BY
382
points

I get everything right and passed the quiz.


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Vadim_V
10/02/2018 14:33
Belarus
Chelsea
382

I get everything right and passed the quiz.

nhatminh461
09/02/2018
VN
11
points

Please help me the word that i don’t know meaning and how to use : tackle


nhatminh461
09/02/2018 03:48
Vietnam
Manchester United
11

Please help me the word that i don’t know meaning and how to use : tackle

admin's picture
admin
09/02/2018
GB
560
points

Hello Nharminh461

Tou can find the word tackle on the Football Vocabulary - Actions  page.

Thanks

Jack - The Premier Skills English Team


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admin
09/02/2018 10:15
United Kingdom
Arsenal
560

Hello Nharminh461

Tou can find the word tackle on the Football Vocabulary - Actions  page.

Thanks

Jack - The Premier Skills English Team

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genesis.yanes
08/02/2018
VE
59
points

good


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genesis.yanes
08/02/2018 15:09
Venezuela
West Bromwich Albion
59

good

mascula
07/02/2018
DZ
23
points

Up to now, it's ok for me


mascula
07/02/2018 17:40
Algeria
Manchester City
23

Up to now, it's ok for me

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anoopeyob25
02/02/2018
AE
11
points

It was easy, and familiar with all the terms


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anoopeyob25
02/02/2018 19:06
United Arab Emirates
Manchester United
11

It was easy, and familiar with all the terms

Igor75
02/02/2018
KZ
47
points

The word 'handball' seems too easy and I confuse it with 'foul'.


Igor75
02/02/2018 14:39
Kazakhstan
Manchester City
47

The word 'handball' seems too easy and I confuse it with 'foul'.

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abdelghani
01/02/2018
DZ
9
points

It was pretty easy all the words I added were correct
I need all the words that relate to your football


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abdelghani
01/02/2018 14:46
Algeria
Chelsea
9

It was pretty easy all the words I added were correct
I need all the words that relate to your football

Joel Palmieri
31/01/2018
BR
182
points

Yes. I got everything right.


Joel Palmieri
31/01/2018 17:27
Brazil
Liverpool
182

Yes. I got everything right.

misabog's picture
misabog
25/01/2018
RS
319
points

I got everything right. I knew all words!


misabog's picture
misabog
25/01/2018 21:29
Serbia
Liverpool
319

I got everything right. I knew all words!

frzkhan414
25/01/2018
IN
11
points

I did quite well. Yes, I did get everything right.


frzkhan414
25/01/2018 09:17
India
Chelsea
11

I did quite well. Yes, I did get everything right.

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fserrano121
13/01/2018
CO
19
points

Excellent activity!!!
Thanks.


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fserrano121
13/01/2018 02:57
Colombia
Chelsea
19

Excellent activity!!!
Thanks.

pbidah8's picture
pbidah8
10/01/2018
BR
11
points

Hello!

Easy questions, but I wrong the last!


pbidah8's picture
pbidah8
10/01/2018 13:42
Brazil
Liverpool
11

Hello!

Easy questions, but I wrong the last!

Rich's picture
Rich
10/01/2018
ES
594
points

Hello pbidah8!

Welcome to Premier Skills English! We hope you enjoy the website!

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


Rich's picture
Rich
10/01/2018 13:52
Spain
Liverpool
594

Hello pbidah8!

Welcome to Premier Skills English! We hope you enjoy the website!

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Gonzaga's picture
Gonzaga
24/12/2017
BR
49
points

Yes, all the answers were correct. It was very good and I learned a lot. Very cool.


Gonzaga's picture
Gonzaga
24/12/2017 19:31
Brazil
Liverpool
49

Yes, all the answers were correct. It was very good and I learned a lot. Very cool.

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elgindy
23/12/2017
EG
18
points

yes everything is right, it is the very helpful article as it tough me new words and the definition of the offside was marvels as I am always watching the football game but it did not think about why is the offside take as foul
thank you for your support


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elgindy
23/12/2017 19:31
Egypt
Arsenal
18

yes everything is right, it is the very helpful article as it tough me new words and the definition of the offside was marvels as I am always watching the football game but it did not think about why is the offside take as foul
thank you for your support

ankshuman007
21/12/2017
IN
80
points

Nice initiative! 


ankshuman007
21/12/2017 16:49
India
Liverpool
80

Nice initiative! 

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Roberto Avelar
20/12/2017
BR
110
points

Very Goody!


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Roberto Avelar
20/12/2017 01:00
Brazil
Manchester City
110

Very Goody!

ProfeMarcos's picture
ProfeMarcos
17/12/2017
UY
103
points

Thank you It´s great


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ProfeMarcos
17/12/2017 00:45
Uruguay
Manchester City
103

Thank you It´s great

Leoma
07/12/2017
JP
11
points

All of the football words help to watch football.


Leoma
07/12/2017 16:04
Japan
Arsenal
11

All of the football words help to watch football.

jarek8385
30/11/2017
PL
25
points

yeah!


jarek8385
30/11/2017 14:02
Poland
Chelsea
25

yeah!

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TheTinyProGoalKeeper
22/11/2017
KH
80
points

easy like a godchurch


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TheTinyProGoalKeeper
22/11/2017 15:55
Cambodia
Manchester United
80

easy like a godchurch

Gonzalez1992
22/11/2017
ES
11
points

good


Gonzalez1992
22/11/2017 13:21
Spain
Manchester United
11

good

kalavenkit
22/11/2017
IN
33
points

It's very much useful for me to learn football words


kalavenkit
22/11/2017 11:41
India
Manchester United
33

It's very much useful for me to learn football words

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Ahmed Samir Farid
19/11/2017
EG
17
points

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THIS MATERIAL ,REALLY I HOPE TO PRACTICE ENGLISH LANGUAGE


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Ahmed Samir Farid
19/11/2017 20:45
Egypt
Liverpool
17

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THIS MATERIAL ,REALLY I HOPE TO PRACTICE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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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'!