The number of points or goals scored in a match; the score.
- But, of course, when you can accumulate goals quite literally in bunches in matches that produce scorelines of 18-0 and 19-0 the total mounts up quickly.
- The York club have argued that, according to league rules, scorelines in matches that go beyond 65 minutes should stand.
- Worcester had begun well and headed in to a 4-lead before two goals in the final seconds gave the scoreline some respectability from the point of view of the runners-up.
1960s: extension of the original use denoting a line in a newspaper giving the score in a sports contest.
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