Week 21 in the Premier League fixtures sees nine games taking place. All the bottom three clubs face tricky games;: Bournemouth host Everton, West Bromwich Albion face Arsenal at the Hawthorns, and bottom of the table Swansea go to mid table Watford. All three teams desperately need points. Join in the predictions battle (see below) […]
It’s Boxing Day in a few days, which is traditionally a festival pf football over the Christmas period in the UK. Eight of the ten Premier League games will kick off on the afternoon of the 26th and will be enjoyed by thousands of fans enjoying the holiday season. Matches to look out for are […]
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 […]
It’s week 18 in the Premier League and the big game is The Citizens v The Lilywhites: Manchester City v Tottenham.
Manchester City v Tottenham is the big game this weekend in the Premier League. They have now won 16 and drawn only one of their 17 games
You can use this phrase, shoulder barge, as a verb or a noun. A barge is a very strong push. It is done with the purpose of deliberately pushing someone
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
The Gunners v Red Devils is the big match this weekend; that’s Arsenal v Manchester United. This game features in our predictions section.
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 post explains the football cliche ‘Away at a Cold Night at Stoke’, a cliche specifically about English football.
Brighton v Palace, a massive derby, takes place in the mid-week fixtures. There is no love lost between these two sides.
The phrase to stab home describes a type of goal. In this phrase, home refers to the goal and to stab describes a quick shot
Liverpool v Chelsea is the big fixture in the Premier League this weekend. A win against the Blues would boost the Reds top 4 credentials
The Premier League is back with the North London Derby between Arsenal and Tottenham. It was 1-1 last year in this fixture.
It’s November international time with friendlies and some huge World Cup qualifiers taking place around the world.
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Out-and-out functions as an adjective modifying a noun. So, you may hear phrases like, an out-and-out striker, and out-and-out defender.
It’s Conte v Mou this weekend. There is no love lost between Antonio Conte, the Chelsea boos and Jose Mourinho, the Man United manager
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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
This post explains a word to describe a shot ‘a curler’. 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: A Curler A curler is a shot that […]
This post explains the football term ‘Queueing Up’. 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: Queueing Up Many football phrases are taken from other sports. […]
Merseyside v North London
This post explains the football for English phrase ‘to be seeded’. 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: To be seeded It’s World Cup qualifying […]
Chelsea v Man City: On this week’s football-language podcast we take a look at some of the big games in the Premier League including Chelsea against Manchester City…
This phrase is used to describe the situation when a team gives their opponent an easy goal.
This post’s English for football phrase is the term to ‘Flatter to Deceive’. 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. Flatter to Deceive To flatter someone is to tell […]
Club football returns after the World Cup qualifiers and it’s Pep v Klopp as Man City host Liverpool in the Premier League.
Toe to Toe – another footballing phrase borrowed from the sport of boxing. this post explains what it means and when to use it.
What does the verb phrase ‘to bomb on’ mean? This post explains this common footballing phrase used especially with full backs.