What is the meaning of the phrase ‘wide’ 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’s the meaning of the phrase ‘ to take the lead’?
This week’s weekly football phrase is often used when looking ahead to a new season: The team to beat.
In reference to Steven Gerrard’s last home game at Anfield, this week’s football phrase is the cliche ‘dying breed’
In our listening report this week we focus on Manchester United’s poor start to the 2014-15 season and in particular their defeat in the Capital One Cup and so this week’s football expression is ‘a hiding’
What does the phrase ‘to double the advantage’ mean in football?
World Cup Word of the Day. It’s the second day of the World Cup and today, Languagecaster explains the phrase looping header.
When do we use the phrase ‘hot seat’ in football?
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘to be out of the cup’?
What does the expression ‘schoolboy error’ mean? Find out on this week’s football language podcast.
This week’s English for Football expression is the phrase to agree a deal which is often used in the transfer window
This week’s English for football is to rule out – to rule something out
This week’s English for football is come from behind
Do you know what the phrase ‘on paper’ refers to in football? Listen to our weekly football phrase to find out.
Every week, languagecaster.com brings you words or phrases from the footballing news. Today we explain the phrase ‘to boss the game’.
Go for it: Every day during the World Cup, the languagecaster team explain a football phrase or cliché
Today’s World Cup phrase of the day is the expression rout which means a heavy defeat.