This post explains a word to describe a shot ‘a curler’. Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football glossary here. Football Language: A Curler A curler is a shot that […]
A crisp pass or crisp passing describes passes that are quick and accurate.
What does clear cut mean? When a penalty is awarded fans and pundits talk about the decision, and this phrase is used in this situation.
Close the gap at the top: What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘to close the gap at the top’ in football?
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘to be caught ball watching’?
Comprehensive: This is an adjective that can be used to describe a big defeat or victory – a comprehensive defeat or comprehensive victory
Clinical finishing: The basic meaning here is related to how efficient a team is with respect to their performance and particularly in front of goal – so we often use this adjective with the word ‘finishing’ – ‘clinical finishing’
This week’s English for football phrase is ‘CONMEBOL’, which is the name of the South American football organisation.
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘Cup Upset’?
In football we use the verb to clip to describe a type of pass or shot that raises the ball slightly.
What is the meaning of the word ‘contenders’ in football?
What’s the meaning of the football phrase ‘close range’?
This week’s football phrase is to carve open which in football means to open up a defence
This week’s weekly football phrase is all about winning a cup or a championship: To be crowned champions