This week, languagecaster.com introduces the English for football phrase ‘to provide a spark‘. You can understand more about this phrase by reading the transcript below. The list of weekly football phrases from 2006-07 can be found here. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football glossary here.
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Now, on this week’s English for Football, we’re going to talk about the expression providing the spark. Now, providing the spark means to make something happen, particularly when things are not going very well. So, a player is to provide a spark when he produces a piece of footballing magic to help change the result or the performance of the team. On many occasions this season, Ronaldo has provided the spark for Manchester United victories. Provide the spark.