In this post, we explain the football phrase ‘top bin’. 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: Top Bin For this week’s football phrase we’ll […]
To tuck away: Now in football this phrase is used to describe a goal. If a player tucks the ball away, he or she guides the ball past the goalkeeper safely into the net.
Toe to Toe – another footballing phrase borrowed from the sport of boxing. this post explains what it means and when to use it.
This post explains Table a bidthe football phrase ‘table a bid’ which is often used when describing a transfer.
To turn on a sixpence: This cliche is used to describe a move when a player wants to escape from another player.
Touchline ban: What is the meaning of the phrase ‘touchline ban’ in football?
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘Turn the game on its head’?
This week we will look at the verb phrase to track back which means to …
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What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘ to take the lead’?
This week’s weekly football phrase is often used when looking ahead to a new season: The team to beat.
This week’s weekly football phrase is to take on which is another way to say play against.This week’s weekly football phrase is to take on which is another way to say play against or try to beat.
This week’s weekly football phrase is connecting with the sport of golf and shooting in football and is the verb to tee up.
In this week’s football phrase we explain the phrase Three Lions
This week we explain the expression: There for the taking
Today’s World Cup word of the day is ‘top the group’.
This week’s football phrase is ‘take a knock’
This week’s football phrase is ‘terrace’
Title contenders: This expression is used to describe a team that has a good chance of winning the league title. They can be said to be in contention for the title.
What do we mean by the phrase ‘top drawer’ when we use it in a football match?
The treble: When a club side wins the domestic double (the league and the cup) and the main continental trophy (e.g. the Champions League) in the same season.
(a) Two-horse race: A close or tight battle between two teams for the title (three teams would be a three-horse race, and so on).
Languagecaster’s football glossary – Table: The table shows the position of the teams in each division. Also used in the cliche ‘the table never lies.’
Languagecaster’s football glossary – What word often follows these: sliding, fair, hard, crunching? Check out The Football Glossary
Languagecaster’s football glossary – When a team easily beats an opponent they ‘take them apart’: also crush, heavily defeat, hammer, dismantle
Football glossary – Tap in – A simple chance to score, usually from close distance.
Football glossary – To Tap Up – To illegally or secretly, approach another team’s player, and try to persuade them to join your club.
Target Man: A big strong centre forward that can hold up the ball
Team – A group of 11 players form one team. Which team do you follow?
To beat another team easily by scoring a lot of goals. This is most often used in the passive – to be thrashed, to lose by a lot of goals.