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 […]
English for football
Toe to Toe – another footballing phrase borrowed from the sport of boxing. this post explains what it means and when to use it.
You can poach an egg, but what does poach a player mean? Check out the latest Weekly English for Football phrase from languagecaster.com
This week, languagecaster.com introduces the English for football phrase ‘to cause an upset’.
This week, languagecaster.com brings you a common football cliche – ‘They wanted it more’.
This week’s languagecaster podcast brings you more ‘language of predictions’ plus all our usual features.
Languagecaster’s glossary of footballing phrases – to mark – An action to prevent an opposing player from receiving the ball; staying close to an opposing player.
Languagecaster glossary – To pull the strings – To control the game; usually by a midfielder who creates chances, passes the ball, and keeps possession for his or her team.
How many different kinds of shots are there in football – here we explain one of them – to lob
This week, languagecaster.com introduces the English football phrase and cliche ‘Roy of the Rovers stuff’.
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This week, languagecaster.com introduces the football phrase ‘to play off the park’
What do you call a small team that has little chance chance of winning? Check out ‘minnow’ in our football glossary.
One-way traffic: When only one team is doing all the attacking – the direction of play is going in one direction only.
What’s the missing word in this phrase from the glossary – The ___ merry-go-round?
How would you say the score 0-0? Zero zero? Check out ‘nil’ in languagecaster’s football glossary.