This football language post from the languagecaster team explains the often used football phrase ‘by the letter of the law’. If you have questions or comments, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In this post we explain the countable noun ‘laces‘ which are part of a footballers equipment and is also used in football phrases. If you have questions or comments, please email us at: email@example.com. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football […]
In this post we explain the football phrase ‘loose pass,’ used to describe a mistake. If you have questions or comments, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last 16: The 2018 World Cup has reached the knock-out stage – there are 16 teams left in the tournament…
This post explains lionessesthe football phrase ‘Lionesses’ – a nickname for the England ladies football team.
This post explains lead the linethe football phrase ‘lead the line’which is used to describe a type of forward play.
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘Look over Their Shoulder’ in football and when do we use it?
Long ball game: What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘Long ball game’ in football?
Last ditch defending – football language from languagecaster.com. Read to understand what this phrase means
There are many ways to score with a header in football, for example, a glancing header or a diving header but today we are going to look at the phrase ‘looping header’.
For this week’s football phrase we introduce the football phrase ‘to Limp Off’.
Weekly football phrase – what does lacklustre mean when describing a team’s performance?
Low centre of gravity: Sometimes in football we use this phrase to describe a player – not usually a tall one – who has really good balance and can turn very easily.
There are many ways to describe a pass. It is one of the most important actions in the game. This week we look at one of these ways – ‘to lay the ball off’
The transfer window for the 2014-15 European football season is open which means that clubs are busy trying to buy and sell players. Today’s football expression looks at the phrase ‘to line up a bid for someone’
Each day during the 2014 World Cup the languagecaster team is explaining a key word or phrase for learners of English in our World Cup Language posts. Today, we focus on the noun ‘lull’.
Languagecaster’s World Cup Word of the Day is the verb phrase ‘to latch on to’.
World Cup Word of the Day. It’s the second day of the World Cup and today, Languagecaster explains the phrase looping header.
What do we mean by the phrase ‘the last four’ in football?
Loss: A defeat; the opposite of a victory.
(to) Lose: To not win a game; to be defeated
‘To be on loan’ – When a team lends a player to another team for no money. A new football phrase in languagecaster’s glossary
Football glossary @ languagecaster: What happens when you no longer trust or believe in someone? To lose faith in
It is the final of the League Cup this weekend so on this week’s main report we take a look at the third trophy of English football: The League Cup.
Line up: This expression is used to describe a team’s starting members and their position (to line up). The starting XI.
Ligament – body tissue connecting muscles and bones (especially, knee and ankle)
Leg – Tie, match, game. ‘Leg’ is used usually in competitions when teams play each other twice, over two legs.
To land a player – To sign a player, to make a transfer; to secure; to get
La Liga: The Spanish top division, the Spanish League
Last Gasp – If something happens in the last minutes or seconds of a game it is known as last-gasp (e.g. a last-gasp equaliser, last-gasp goal, last-gasp winner)