In a week when FIFA president Sepp Blatter was embroiled in yet another scandal: this time about race, we report on four of the many controversies that FIFA’s leader has been involved in.
Congratulations to Dortmund on winning the Bundesliga title, poor refereeing decisions allow Chelsea a chance of catching Man Utd in England, while a racism row is brewing in France. These stories appear on this week’s good, bad and ugly – for all learners of English who love football.
Last week, saw the confederations Cup reach its climax with an exciting game seeing Brazil come from two goals down to beat the USA 3-2. The USA certainly impressed the worldwide audience by beating Spain and going close against the South American powerhouse. Perhaps their world ranking of 12 is merited. In other news, it […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/pod41.0809.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:01 — 6.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More The leagues around Europe are reaching their climaxes and on this week’s show languagecaster takes a look at how three of the big leagues were […]
[print_link] Barcelona in the Bernabeu and back from the brink, Birmingham bounce back and bad boy Barton all feature on this week’s good, the bad and the ugly section of languagecaster’s football podcast. Click on the links below to find out more on all of these stories. Explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be […]
Download the latest podcast – Barcelona and Real Madrid A look at the rivalry between these two giants of Spanish football. The two teams have met 157 times with Real Madrid coming out top 68 times to Barca’s 59. Download the latest worksheets and transcripts here. Check out this week’s predictions. Can you do better? […]