This short football language post talks about the verb ‘to pounce‘, which is often heard in relation to scoring. If you have questions or comments, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: […]
In this post we explain the phrase ‘to play out from the back’ which is used to describe a style of football.
In this post we explain the football expression ‘penalty shout’ which is used in a game when a team wants a penalty.
In this post, we explain the football expression ‘bore draw’ which is used to describe a not very exciting game of football.
The phrase ‘to put on a plate’ means to serve something for somebody, to give them something. It combines both the meaning do a service for someone and to give someone something. In football…
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This phrase, to pip at the post, means to beat someone at the end of the race. The phrase is probably from horse racing
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To play a blinder is a football cliche which means to play very, very well.
To press: This verb has been increasingly popular over the last few years. This is when a team without the ball rushes towards the…
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When we talk about a powerhouse we are referring to a team that is traditionally a strong side
You will hear the word Panenka when a player dinks or lightly chips the ball over the goalkeeper from the penalty spot.
A team is losing. They score and get level with their opponents. How do you describe this situation? Peg back is this week’s English for football phrase.