During the Euro 2012 tournament the languagecaster team will be looking at some of the words and phrases that emerge from the competition. Today we explain the phrase ‘to be omitted from‘. You can understand more about the word or phrase by listening to the mp3 and reading the transcript below. You can also find many more examples by going to our football cliches here and our huge football glossary here.
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Today’s Euro 2012 football phrase is ‘to be omitted from‘ which means that something has failed to be included in something. With England’s preparations in tatters after yet another injury it appeared that experienced defender and former captain Rio Ferdinand would be called up to the squad but instead he remains omitted from the squad, he was not included. This decision has left many England fans wondering about whether the manager’s decision was for reasons other than footballing ones. One thing is for sure, Ferdinand is not happy at being omitted from the squad. To be omitted from.