yellow card


: a yellow card that a referee holds in the air to indicate that a player has broken the rules of the game and is being officially warned

Examples of yellow card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the 41st minute, Rocky Rodríguez picked up a yellow card for the Thorns. oregonlive, 27 Aug. 2023 The Three Lionesses forward was initially given a yellow card before VAR review changed the penalty to a red card and she was ejected from the game. Victoria Hernandez, USA TODAY, 8 Aug. 2023 The United States was without Rose Lavelle, who picked up her second yellow card of the tournament in the group stage finale against Portugal and has to sit out against Sweden. CBS News, 6 Aug. 2023 One piece that will be missing Sunday is midfielder Rose Lavelle, who played her first full game since April but was ineffective and drew her second yellow card in as many matches, meaning she’ll be suspended for the round of 16. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 1 Aug. 2023 In the ninth minute, England defender Alex Greenwood received a yellow card for a sliding tackle from behind that left Kerr on the ground again. John Pye,, 16 Aug. 2023 The Americans will have to generate an attack Sunday without Rose Lavelle, who was suspended for the Sweden match after picking up a second yellow card. Andrew Stern, NBC News, 5 Aug. 2023 First off, Lavelle entered the game and provided a spark, almost immediately earning a yellow card for an aggressive tackle. Sean Gregory, Time, 27 July 2023 Rose Lavelle sat out the match out after earning a yellow card accumulation suspension. Kevin Shalvey, ABC News, 6 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Yellow card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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