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Football Glossary: Injury time

Injury time

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The time added on by the referee after 90 minutes (See also: stoppage/added time)
  • Example: The referee added three minutes of injury time to the game
  • Example: Manchester United scored twice in injury time in the Champions league final in 1999.
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    • If you said, ‘over time’ people would understand the meaning, but a more common alternative is ‘extra time’.

      Thanks for the question Jan!

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