What is the meaning of the phrase ‘sweet left foot’ in football?
To turn on a sixpence: This cliche is used to describe a move when a player wants to escape from another player.
Six pointer: What’s the meaning of the football cliche ‘six pointer’?
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘Turn the game on its head’?
This week’s expression is the cliche second season syndrome
This week’s weekly football phrase is often used when looking ahead to a new season: The team to beat.
In this week’s Weekly Football Phrase we explain the cliche ‘Six of one and half a dozen of the other’
Who are notorious slow starters? Read Languagecaster’s World Cup Cliche to find out!
What does the expression ‘schoolboy error’ mean? Find out on this week’s football language podcast.
What does the phrase ‘seen them given’ mean? This football expression suggests that the referee could have awarded a penalty but did not.
(to be) Sent to the stands: To be sent off; to receive a red card; to be removed from the pitch. The stand is where the fans sit and watch the game.
The English for Football expression to stamp your authority on something has a basic meaning of showing who is in charge or demonstrating control over someone.
Which team is too good to go down this season? Check out our latest cliche at languagecaster.com
At sixes and sevens: To be completely in a mess especially when describing poor defensive organisation. This suggests that one team is confused or in disarray allowing the opposing team to score or to win.
Languagecaster.com’s weekly football phrase. Who scored a sweet strike this weekend?
On this week’s English for Football, we’re going to look at the expression shot to pieces. Now, this basically means to be destroyed and it can be used with words such as ‘hopes’, ‘dreams’ and ‘nerves’.
This week’s football Phrase is The Table Doesn’t Lie – complete with transcript
Each week the languagecaster team will explain a football phrase or cliche for learners of English who love the sport. This week we explain the phrase ‘spare your blushes’.
This week’s football phrase for English is ‘sorry’ as in a ‘sorry performance’
Football, like life, is full of cliches and on today’s post we are going to be talking about a classic – one that everyone in the game knows about: To be as sick as a parrot.
English Football Phrase: To Thump A Team
Football phrases for learners of English: 12th Man
This week languagecaster.com introduces the football phrase ‘squeaky-bum time’
Today’s English for football phrase is to be sewn up. This expression is a phrasal verb using the words sew and up and means to be successful in something you do.
Take the game by the scruff of the neck
Weekly English football phrase for learners of English – Two-horse race