Definition of fourth official in English:
An official who assists the referee before, during, and after a match.
- By midway through the half he had his first argument with the fourth official about straying out of his area.
- Once animated, there was no stopping him - not even regular lectures from the fourth official.
- Reddin was suspended for ignoring fourth official Brett Bowden's touchline instructions.
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