Definition of fourth official in English:

fourth official

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  • An official who assists the referee before, during, and after a match.
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    • 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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