To be drawn against: What is the meaning of the phrase ‘To be drawn against’ in football? When is it used?
To beat a player: What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘to beat a player’ and when is it used in football?
Football Language: To blow a lead – Much like the phrase ‘to blow a chance’ which means to miss an easy chance, to blow a lead is to lose…
To bury the ball in the back of the net: There are many ways to describe a goal in football and here is another phrase…
To bully an opponent: To bully an opponent: When one player is stronger than another one
What does the verb phrase ‘to bomb on’ mean? This post explains this common footballing phrase used especially with full backs.
This post explains the phrase ‘BBC’ which may be used quite a lot in tonight’s Champions League final. What does it mean and…
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘to bow out of’ in football?
A big ask: What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘ a big ask’ in football?
What’s the meaning of the word ‘byline’ in football?
This is the last day of the transfer window in England. Which teams will break the bank?
Bore draw: What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘bore draw’ in football?
What is the meaning of the phrases ‘to bomb forward’ or ‘to bomb on’ in football?
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘to be caught ball watching’?
To play a blinder is a football cliche which means to play very, very well.
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘(to) hog the ball’ / ‘ball hog’ in football?
If a team is under pressure and has to defend a lot but then manages to counter attack and score we say that they have managed to score a breakaway goal
Today’s football phrase is ‘back to back victories
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘to blaze over’ in football?
Languagcaster’s weekly football phrase – Does your team have a box-to-box midfielder on the squad?
It’s a weekend full of derbies across Europe, where rivals clash and fans are desperate for this week’s English for football phrase – bragging rights.
Although not really a football phrase, the expression behind closed doors has been in the football news this week…
This week’s football phrase is the term ‘back four’ which refers to a team’s defence.
Who got blown away today? Languagecaster’s World Cup Word of the Day
Who deserves a lengthy ‘ban’ after the latest World Cup matches. language caster’s World Cup Word of the Day – to ban/a ban
What does the expression ‘can’t buy a goal’ mean?
Bid: To make an offer for a player; to try and buy a player on a transfer
A bullet header: a powerful header that flies, like a bullet from a gun, towards the goal.
This week, languagecaster.com introduces the football phrase ‘beyond the pale’.
On this week’s football podcast for learners of English, we discuss the winter tradition in the UK of having fixtures all through the Christmas and New Year period.