In this post we explain the football expression ‘chop’ which has two meanings in football – to dribble past someone and to tackle an opponent in a bad way.
In this post we explain the football expression to ‘dig deep’. If you have questions or comments, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This post explains the football phrase ‘to be clean through’.
In this post we explain the phrase ‘to click.’ If you have questions or comments, email us at: email@example.com.
In this post, we explain the football expression ‘to come up short’ which is used to describe a team’s performance in a match or a tournament.
This week Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admitted that his team cannot win the Premier League title – he conceded the title. What’s the meaning of concede the title?
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
Caretaker Manager: Check the meaning of the football phrase ‘caretaker manager’ here
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?