2017 Man City v Man United: This week sees a hectic fixture list with the Manchester derby being the stand out tie.
It is the fourth week of the season and the big game this week is of course the Manchester derby between City and United.
The football cliche ‘form goes out the window’ is often used to describe a derby between two local rivals.
On this week’s football language podcast we discuss some questions connected with the Merseyside and North London derbies taking place this weekend.
Derbies – Which player from your rivals would you like? Which player will be the key in big matches? What is the next biggest rivalry for your team?
This week’s Learn English Through Football Podcast – Derbies galore! Merseyside, the South of France, a Basque clash, the Rhur, North London and the Derby of the Lantern!
The Genoese Derby features in our main listening report – we focus on the city, stadium and two teams – Genoa and Sampdoria
In this week’s Languagecaster prediction battle we feature games from the Premier League including Liverpool versus Arsenal and Arsenal take on Man Utd a few days later. We also try and predict the Ligue 1 top of the table clash between Monaco and PSG and of course the Lazio-Roma derby.
On this week’s languagecaster predictions we feature big games from Italy and England as well as the four first leg quarter-finals from the Champions League.
Top-of-the-table clashes in Italy, a North London derby, another Clásico and Man United vs Real Madrid in the Champions League. Wow!
On this week’s podcast, two fans tell us what they think will happen n the Manchester derby next Monday.
On this week’s main listening report we interview a Manchester United fan and a Manchester City fan and ask them what they think will happen next Monday when their teams clash in the Manchester Derby.
Listen to damian and Damon discuss the big matches this weekeend:Liverpool and Cardiff battle it out for the Carling Cup; the North London derby also takes place this weekend, while there are huge matches in Spain and Germany as well as a mouth-watering game between the top two in Italy.
Some cracking games this week from around Europe, including two of the biggest rivalries around – one from Germany and one from France.
[print_link] | Subscribe: Predictions This week we go north to Scotland for one of the biggest derbies in world football, spotlight some of the big Premier League clashes and also take a look at La Liga, which resumes action in January. Check out some language used in making predictions here. This week’s guest predictor is […]
[print_link] | Subscribe: Predictions This week’s games concentrate on some big games around Europe – how will Tottenham react after their draining 4-3 defeat at Inter when they take on Everton? We also have one of the most famous and therefore one of the biggest derbies to try to predict, and there is what looks […]
[print_link] Euro 2009 for the ladies, a mouthwatering clash in the World Cup qualifiers to look forward to, and controversial decisions from footballs governing bodies all feature on this week’s Good, bad and Ugly. Good While most eyes are on the World Cup qualifiers, followers of the women’s game are enjoying a great Euro 2009 […]
[print_link] Damian increases his lead to 10 points in the predictions battle after a ‘Barcelona-esque’ 6-2 mauling of Damon last week. On this week’s show we feature two domestic Cup finals, as well as big games from the Premier League, the Bundesliga, Serie A and a possible title-deciding derby match in Scotland [TABLE=130]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/pod38.0809.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:41 — 9.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More This week, Barcelona visit their great rivals Real Madrid in La Liga’s El Clasico. Madrid are only four points behind the previously unstoppable Barcelona and […]
[print_link] With only a few weeks remaining the predictions battle between Damon and Damian is still neck and neck. This week, we feature two big games between teams at the top and bottom of the league in England, the Madrid-Barca derby in Spain, as well as important matches from the top of the Bundesliga, Serie […]
[print_link] Another important week in football all around the world as we approach the business end to the season in Europe and South America. The English FA Cup semi-finals, possible title deciders from the Premier League, Ligue 1 in France, the Bundesliga in Germany and Italy’s Serie A, as well as one of the world’s […]
[print_link] Last-gasp goals, Bayern Munich thrashed, Champions League quarter-finals, international sackings and tension in the Championship all feature in this week’s good, the bad and the ugly section of languagecaster’s football podcast. Click on the links below to find out more on all of these stories. Explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be found […]
[print_link] Damon had a great week, amassing 10 points to Damian’s six, but Damian still holds the initiative. This week we look at the Champions League games again – Porto v Manchester United looks the most interesting – and two huge derbies: the Rome derby between Lazio and AS Roma and arguably the biggest derby […]
[print_link] Both Damon and Damian did well in predicting the World Cup qualifying games last week, Damon edging out his rival 8-7. This week sees our two ‘experts’ predicting matches from the Premier League, La Liga, the Bundesliga, La Plata derby in Argentina, as well as the quarter-finals of the Champions League. [TABLE=125]
[print_link] It looks like it’s in the bag for Damian. Another great week with a 10 point haul means that he has taken a commanding lead in the predictions race. This week, another globe-trotting collection of games including a big derby from Colombia [TABLE=122]
[print_link] Champions League action this week dominates the news, but there was also a bit of fighting on the football pitches of the world! Click on the links below to find out more on all of these stories. Explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be found at the foot of the page. The Good […]
[print_link] A low-scoring round for the languagecaster ‘experts’ last week means that both Damon and Damian will be looking for some points from this week’s set of matches. Guus Hiddink’s first match in charge for Chelsea, the Catalan derby in la Liga, the Ruhr derby in Germany, as well as four matches from the last […]
[print_link] Jose Mourinho, David Beckham, Arsenal and a poor translation all feature in this week’s good, the bad and the ugly – the review of the football week on languagecaster’s football podcast. Click on the links below to find out more on all of these stories. Explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be found […]
[print_link] Learn some of the words and phrases from languagecaster’s Good, Bad and Ugly section of the podcast. For more English practice check out our worksheets, football glossary and English for football phrases. To see (someone) through: to help succeed, to help a team progress in a competition Example: Cris Commons, a former Forest player […]
[print_link] Damon scored a 5-2 victory last week to stretch his lead to nine points over Damian. This week we have huge derbies from the Premier League and la Liga in Spain, the top game in Portugal and some crucial World Cup qualifiers from Asia and the CONCACAF zone [TABLE=116]