from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of the sidelines bordering the playing field in soccer and Rugby.
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- n. One of the lines that mark the border limits of the pitch.
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- n. either of the sidelines in soccer or rugby
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The Czech Republic gaffer's distinguished presence on the touchline was a fixture of so many international tournaments that last time around John Motson felt moved to describe him as "the Methuselah of World Cup coaches".
Madigan also went wide, although this time his effort from the touchline was a tad ambitious.
Grayson, whose demeanour on and away from the touchline is the epitome of phlegmatic, does not give the impression of being concerned.
The ESPN commentator was fired after calling touchline reporter Jeannine Edwards "sweet baby" and then saying she was an "asshole" for objecting to his comments.
Ferguson has only just returned to the dug‑out after serving a five-match touchline ban for his comments about the referee Martin Atkinson after the Stamford Bridge league game and his latest remarks are sure to go down badly at the Football Association.
"Has a manager ever been given a touchline ban for criticising the officials for decisions they made in his team's favour?" wonders Alex Zarmakoupis.
I think they've had important breaks against us, I really do, the United manager says, clearly unable to drop a theme that has already earned him a fine and a touchline ban.
Walters's goal – he embarrassed David Luiz on the touchline before teasing Michael Essien and finishing at Cech's near post – was wonderfully taken.
Ferguson is serving a five‑match touchline ban for his comments about the referee Martin Atkinson.
Grant, who because of a touchline ban watched the debacle from the directors' box, thought they needed to win half of their remaining six games to avoid history repeating itself.