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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Atletico, UEFA and West Ham ‘Fans’
It’s the business end of the season and the languagecaster team attempt to predict the winners and losers from the Premier League season. Can Chelsea pip Manchester United to the title? City or Spurs in the Champions League? Will West Ham survive? We also have the Catalan derby, as well as a top of the table clash in France.
[print_link] | Subscribe: Weekly Football Phrase Every week during the 2010-11 season, the languagecaster team explain a football phrase or cliche for learners of English who love the sport. Click on the link below to hear the word or phrase and you can also read the transcript below that. You can find many more examples […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/Week%208%20London.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:07 — 13.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More On this week’s podcast we feature one of the greatest cities in Europe never to have won the Champions League: London. Remember you can also: Listen only to […]
Each week on languagecaster’s podcast we feature a main listening report and on this week’s show we look at the teams from London.
Returning to London after a weekend away, I got on the tube at the same time as Shefield United fans returning home after their Championship play-off final at Wembley. I approached one fan, who was holding a limp team-flag and asked him the score, “lost one nil” he replied. Well, after all the whingeing and […]
Light at the end of the tunnel? It looked ominous two months ago, an untried manager, an unsettled squad, the backers going bust and the team in free-fall. But it looks like West Ham have got some iron in their management structure and all seem to be singing from the same song sheet. Zola seems […]
[print_link] Here are some words and phrases you can hear on this week’s languagecaster’s Good, Bad and Ugly section of the podcast. For more English practice check out our worksheets, football glossary and English for football phrases. Fierce rivals: Strong enemies, when a really negative feeling exists between clubs Example: Fierce rivals Liverpool were held […]
If West ham aren’t careful they will be tip-toeing their way to the Championship. Maybe Curbs saw the looming credit crunch coming that has knocked the Hammers for six, and did a runner. We should have seen it coming. The squad was “trimmed” in the close season in an attempt to cut costs. West Ham […]
Read the scenario below. If teams were NOT awarded points for wins and draws what DIFFERENT criteria would result in the situation described? Answer: The team with …………………………. is awarded more points. “West Ham are crowned champions of the Premier League, while Aston Villa narrowly beat Middlesbrough for the 2nd group stage CL spot. But […]
English teams dominate in the Champions League while giants Real Madrid and AC Milan crash out at home.
Fairly happy with the away point at Upton Park at the weekend despite the missed penalty from former star and current Hammer hate-figure, Jermaine Defoe in the last minute. Juande Ramos’ high pressure game is starting to bear fruit and with Berbatov playing in the hole we looked a good side.