Never Know They’re Beaten: this post explains the football cliche ‘Never know they’re beaten’ which was used to describe the Germany…
This post explains most dangerous of leads the football term ‘2-0 is the most dangerous of leads’.
To turn on a sixpence: This cliche is used to describe a move when a player wants to escape from another player.
Not that type of player: What’s the meaning of this football cliche?
Six pointer: What’s the meaning of the football cliche ‘six pointer’?
What is the meaning of 110% in football?
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘Prawn Sandwich Brigade’ in football?
To play a blinder is a football cliche which means to play very, very well.
What is the meaning of the football cliche ‘to fill your boots in football?
What is the meaning of the football cliche ‘a marathon not a sprint’ in football?
This week’s English for football phrase is ‘up for grabs’ which is used to describe a situation in which a team has a chance of winning a game or qualifying for the next round of a competition after looking like there was no chance at all.
What does the football phrase ‘good feet’ mean?
In this week’s football phrase we introduce the football phrase ‘David and Goliath’ which is often used to describe a cup match
We continue looking at the language of the FA Cup and so today we introduce the football phrase ‘Hallowed turf’
Game needs a goal: We use this football cliche when a match is not that exciting
This week’s football phrase is ‘share the spoils’
In this week’s Weekly Football Phrase we explain the cliche ‘Six of one and half a dozen of the other’
Our Football Phrase for this week is ‘to be out injured’
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What does the expression ‘schoolboy error’ mean? Find out on this week’s football language podcast.
This week’s English for football phrase is the expression,which is becoming a bit of a cliche, ‘unplayable’.
What does the phrase ‘seen them given’ mean? This football expression suggests that the referee could have awarded a penalty but did not.
What is a ‘bad day at the office?’ This week’s English for football phrase introduces this cliche.
This week, languagecaster.com brings you a common football cliche – ‘They wanted it more’.
This week’s main report we look back at the 2013 Champions League semi-final first leg matches that saw the two German side come out on top against the best of Spain. We also ask whether they can hang on to make it to Wembley in May?
Some big games in Europe this week including derbies in Italy and France as well as a relegation battle in England and of course the Champions League semi-final second legs.
Qualify: To progress to the next round. In order to play in important tournaments or rounds teams have to play and win a set of preliminary matches.
Loss: A defeat; the opposite of a victory.
Off target: When the ball is wide or goes over the bar we say it is off target.