As the Premier League says farewell to Steven Gerrard, we have 8 facts for the midfielder who wears number 8. In part 1, we bring you the first 4.
It’s Chinese New Year and so on this week’s listening report we take a look at football in China.
In this week’s listening report, we preview the 2015 Asian Cup that is taking place in Australia.
Football in Scotland: Scotland has been very much in the news recently so on this week’s listening report we take a look at the football played ‘north of the border’
La Liga Preview: This week we take a look at the new Spanish season that kicks off this weekend.
In this report we look at some of the favourites, dark horses and possible strugglers in this season’s Premier League.
Listen to the report on the good, the bad and the ugly of the recent World Cup and then try our 2014 World Cup Listening Quiz below.
The World Cup is a week old already and all the teams have played at least once so in this report from Brazil we review some of the best and worst so far of Brazil 2014.
It is nearly time for the 2014 World Cup to kick off in Sao Paulo Brazil. Damian is on his way (the last I heard he was stuck in Sao Paulo airport on his way to Recife) and it’s about time we made a few predictions on how the tournament will turn out.
World Cup 2014 Listening Worksheet: Group B. In the second of a series of listening worksheets to help you practice your English we focus on Group B which includes Spain, Holland, Chile and Australia.
With the recent sacking of Manchester United boss David Moyes we take a look at some of the words and phrases used when a manager loses his or her job.
In this main listening report we look ahead to this week’s 2014 Champions League quarter-finals and try and predict a winner.
To mark the fact that there are only 100 days left until the start of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil this week’s listening report focuses on the build up to the competition.
This listening report is all about the Euro 2016 Qualifying Draw
Most European football seasons have passed the halfway mark and so we take a look at the big five European leagues and ask who will finish champions come May.
This week’s listening report looks back at the career of one of the all-time greats of world football, Eusébio, after the great Portuguese striker passed away recently.
Managers have yet again been in the news this week so on this week’s main listening report we take a look back at one of our 2009 posts that looks at some of the language used to describe the the role of the football manager.
What kind of language is used to describe the World Cup play-offs?
In this week’s main listening report we preview the final set of matches of World Cup qualifiers in Europe, South America, Central America and Africa.
On this week’s main listening report (with worksheet) we focus on Ligue 1 in France and wonder which teams will challenge for the title.
This listening report is a shortened version of the regular weekly podcast. In this report we focus on the World Cup qualifiers that are currently taking place to decide the 31 teams that will join hosts Brazil in next year’s finals. There is a worksheet and a vocabulary list with the audio file.
This listening report is a shortened version of the regular weekly podcast. In this report we feature the European Super Cup.
In this report Damian looks ahead to the upcoming 2013-14 Premier League season and offers some predictions.
This week’s main listening report takes a look at the three new teams in the Premier League.
This week’s main report takes a look at one of the most famous rivalries in English football – the Merseyside Derby.
Last week, we looked at the language of scoring goals and this week we continue, but we focus on how to describe setting up the goal.
On this week’s football podcast for learners of English, Damian looks back at the English League Cup, while Damon introduces the phrase ‘to hit form’ before we finish up with our weekly predictions battle which this week includes the Milan derby, the League Cup final and another clasico.
The hard men of football: On this week’s main report we continue our look at the various positions on the pitch by focusing on the tough guys – the hard men.
On this week’s main report we continue our look at the various positions on the pitch by focusing on the full back.
Following last week’s main report on goalkeepers, this week we look at another positions on the football pitch: the centre back.