In this post, we explain a phrase used to talk about football: overturn a decision which was used in the Costa Rica versus Brazil World Cup game from St Petersburg today. This is part of our daily World Cup football phrases.
What does clear cut mean? When a penalty is awarded fans and pundits talk about the decision, and this phrase is used in this situation.
This post explains how the word ‘harsh’ is used in football. It is often used when talking about when yellow or red cards are given.
What’s the meaning of the football phrase ‘soft penalty’?
The second semi-final between Argentina and Holland was a very different game to the one the night before when Germany blew away hosts Brazil. This time Argentina qualified for the final on a penalty shoot-out after a scoreless 120 minutes.
What does the phrase ‘penalty shout’ mean in football?
What does the phrase ‘seen them given’ mean? This football expression suggests that the referee could have awarded a penalty but did not.
languagecaster.com brings you weekly news from the footballing news with vocabulary support for football phrases and cliches – this week we focus on the European Championships. In this week’s review section, success in Europe for the big teams as they march towards the European finals in Poland and the Ukraine in 2012