In this week’s football review section we look back at some of the big stories from the recent matches over the weekend to help learners of English improve their vocabulary. This week we look at Roma’s amazing start to the season, wonder whether Spurs are in trouble and ask why Milan will have no fans at their next home match.
The festive season: The Christmas period is always a busy time in England and this weekend sees the first of four matches of the holidays – we feature all the top teams from England as well as big games in Spain and Italy.
On this week’s predictions we look at some of the big games from England, a top-of-the-table clash in Spain and a huge rivalry in Italy, as well as two big games from the Champions League.
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 | 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 decided. We also… […]
[print_link] Damon had a great week, amassing 10 points to Damian’s six, but Damian still holds the initiative. This week we look at the Champions League games again – Porto v Manchester United looks the most interesting – and two huge derbies: the Rome derby between Lazio and AS Roma and arguably the biggest derby […]
[print_link] Champions League action dominates the news, but sending offs in Argentina, a new shirt for Manchester United and more fan violence all make this week’s Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Good Podolski scores It was good again for English clubs in the Champions League as all four representatives go through to the quarter […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/podcast29.0809.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:14 — 9.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More The leagues in Europe are getting closer to the finishing line. Everyone wants to win at the start of the season, but now many clubs are just looking […]
[print_link] Jose Mourinho, David Beckham, Arsenal and a poor translation all feature in this week’s good, the bad and the ugly – the review of the football week on 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 found […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/Week%2026.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:00 — 7.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More After a thrilling end to the Argentinian apertura season in December, football returns to Argentina with the clausura season this weekend and languagecaster looks at some of the […]
Some really juicy ties here. Great stuff. The pick is Inter v Manchester United – the Champions of Italy and England, the coaching rivals Ferguson and Mourinho clash in this mouthwatering tie. But what about the other fixtures? Who is going to progress? Chelsea v Juventus Villarreal v Panathinaikos Sporting Lisbon v Bayern Munich Atletico […]
On this week’s show we review the life and times of former England star Paul Gascoigne, as well as looking back at all the football news from around the world.
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/learnerpod6_0809.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:58 — 4.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More The Champions League group games started this week and languagecaster takes a look at how teams from la Liga and the Premier League fared. For learners of English […]
This week’s show sees Damon talking about Liverpool and Damian about Tottenham – but for very different reasons! There are aslo surprise packages and a horror tackle that beats all other horror tackles. Click on the links below to find out more on the stories that appear on this week’s show. The Good Liverpool bury […]
Good Good for Man City fans as it’s raining money at Eastlands after Abu Dahbi United (not a football team) swooped to buy the Sky Blues off under fire previous owner Thaksin Shinawatra. They then sealed the transfer coup of the summer, landing Robinho from Real Madrid for 32.4 million pounds. Next targets are rumoured […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/learnerpod3_0809.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:42 — 2.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More In this weeks Learners” Podcast we take a look at the groups in the Champions League and highlight some of the teams and their chances. There is also […]
This week’s show looks back at Olympic gold for Argentina, a Champions League escape for Liverpool and a warning for Roma. Click on the links below to find out more on the stories that appear on this week’s show. The Good It was good for Argentina as they retained their Olympic title by defeating Nigeria […]
After 42 weeks of predictions, Damian is crowned languagecaster’s Predictions King. Behind for the whole race, he pipped Damon at the post with a devastating show of predicting power in the last week. He got the result correct for ALL ten games – a first at languagecaster – with two perfect scores to bring Damon […]