It’s the weekend before the Premier league season starts so the traditional pre-season game between last season’s FA Cup and Premier League winners takes place at Wembley: The Community Shield
The transfer window for the 2014-15 European football season is open which means that clubs are busy trying to buy and sell players. Today’s football expression looks at the phrase ‘to line up a bid for someone’
This week’s football phrase is ‘terrace’
In honour of Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement from Manchester United this week after more than a quarter of a century in charge we look at five Fergie-inspired posts from the Languagecaster.com archives.
Languagecaster’s glossary of footballing phrases – to mark – An action to prevent an opposing player from receiving the ball; staying close to an opposing player.
In today’s look at the language of football newspaper headlines we feature the Champions League match between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid and the headline: ‘Robert Lewandowski slams four past Real Madrid as Dortmund take control’