On today’s listening report we take a look at two more of the groups in the 2018 World Cup: Groups C and D. We will also be reminding you about our World Cup predictions competition – there is still time to join!
Groups E and F. The World Cup has started, but not all teams have played yet. On this football-language podcast we preview groups E and F.
In this post, we explain some football expressions for scoring multiple, more than one, goals: a hat-trick & a brace. 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: […]
2018 End of Season Review: The 2017-18 football season in Europe is now over and we take a look back at some of the big news at the business end of the seasons around Europe in this report. There is a worksheet and transcript …
Champions League Final 2018: It’s the Champions League Final in Kiev this weekend and this is the last podcast for season 2017-18. We will be back in a couple of weeks, however, with our World Cup 2018 podcasts! On the show today, Damian and Damon look back at the seasons for Tottenham and Liverpool and of course give their predictions for the Champions League final. There’s some Champions League football phrases explained, too.
Football Language: Give the keeper the eyes – what’s the meaning of this phrase in football?
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.
Own goal: What’s the meaning of an own goal in football?
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2018 Manchester and Merseyside Derbies: This week’s football-language podcast looks back at the Champions League quarter-final first legs and the big derbies taking place over the weekend in the Premier League. We also have a quiz question, explain a new football expression – overhead kick…
Everton v Liverpool and Man City v Man Utd: Two big derbies this weekend dominate the Premier League as Everton host Liverpool on Saturday lunchtime and United travel to rivals City on Saturday afternoon with the home side attempting to secure the Premier League title.
Well-worked routine: In this post, we explain the football phrase ‘Well-worked routine’ which is often used when describing a set piece play.
There’s a big London Derby this Sunday as the Premier League swings back into action after the international break. It’s week 32 and Chelsea take on Tottenham in a key clash for both clubs.
On this week’ s Learn English Through Football Podcast we’ve got lots of football language for those who love football and want to improve their English language skills. We’ll talk about the good, the bad and the ugly news from last week, including Dulwich, Davide Astori and some women’s football, we also feature some English phrases used in football – to arrest the slide – and look ahead to some of the big games in the Premier League including Manchester United versus Liverpool. There is a transcript to the show on the site and if you have questions or comments, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Draw Written All Over It: This phrase is used when predicting a result of a football match. If you say, ‘This match has draw written all over it’, it means you are sure the result will be a draw.
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2018 Manchester City v Chelsea
This weekend’s big game is the North London derby that takes place on Saturday at Wembley and we’ll be featuring this match in our predictions section along with another needle match: Southampton against Liverpool. We’ll look back at some of the footballing news from the week in the good, the bad and the ugly and of course we’ll be explaining lots of football language in the show as well.
It’s the languagecaster derby this weekend! Damon is a Liverpool fan and Damian supports Tottenham, and these teams clash on Sunday.
Take on for the team: This verb phrase refers to a situation when a player deliberately fouls an opponent to stop a very dangerous attack.
It’s a full set of mid-week games in the Premier League, with a massive one on Friday – Tottenham Hotspur versus Manchester United. Can the Baggies, West Bromwich Albion, get another big team scalp as they travel to Manchester City? There’s also a London derby, with West Ham taking on the Eagles, Crystal Palace. Join […]
This week’s podcast looks at the relegation zone in the Premier League. We explain some language connected to relegation and also look ahead to some of the big games involving teams currently in the relegation zone.
2018 FA Cup 3rd Round: This week’s podcast looks ahead to the FA Cup 3rd round and also looks back at some of the highs and lows for our teams in 2017. We also explain some new football language and have a quiz and some predictions.
False number 9: What is the meaning of the phrase ‘False number 9’ in football?
Arsenal vs Liverpool could be a cracking game and we’ll be discussing it in our weekly podcast. Other games int he Premier League to look out for include a tricky away tie for Tottenham at Burnley. Tottenham have dropped off the pace recently and this will be a chance to get back on track. Another […]
This week sees some big derbies in the Premier League. The Merseyside derby, with Liverpool hosting Everton at Anfield and a crunch game at the top between the two Manchester sides
Niggle can be used as a verb, adjective, or a countable noun, a niggle. However, in football it is most often used as an adjective
This weekend sees the Gunners take on Spurs; Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur in the North London Derby – a massive game for both teams.
Top Four How to play You will need to register or log in with your email – remember it is free to play. Click on the latest weekly predictions post to find each week’s games – click here. Fill in your predictions and click save – remember that you can change your scores right up […]
This week on the Learn English Through Football Podcast, we review the footballing news from the week, introduce two new football-language phrases – a curler and queueing up, and we will be looking at some of the games in week 9 of the Premier league. These games include Liverpool’s trip to Tottenham, the Languagecaster derby
World Cup Qualifiers and Liverpool vs Man Utd: On this week’s football-language podcast we look back at a wonderfully exciting set of World Cup qualifiers that took place over the past ten days. We also introduce two new football-language phrases connected to those World Cup qualifiers including ‘results go your way’. We also look ahead to a new round of matches from the Premier League this weekend including the big game between Liverpool and Manchester United which of course will feature in our regular football predictions competition.