Learning English Through Football

Welcome to the website that helps students interested in football improve their English language skills. Football fans can practise with lots of free language resources, including football-language podcasts and our huge football-language glossary.

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Football Language Glossary

The football language glossary is a page with a huge selection of football words, phrases and vocabulary that are organised in alphabetical order – it is like a football dictionary. You can find all kinds of football cliches, expressions and technical terms, as well as a variety of categories about many football-related subjects: transfers, football nicknames, match-day language, managers and much more.

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Podcasts: 2016-17

football language

A list of the football-language podcasts from the 2016-17 season in which we explain lots of football expressions and cliches.

Podcasts: 2011-12

Learn English through Football Podcast

Languagecaster’s football-language podcasts from the 2011-12 season, including the European Championships from Poland and Ukraine.

Podcasts: 2007-08

seven stages of being a manager

Here are the languagecaster football-language podcasts from the 2007-08 season including the European Championships from Austria-Switzerland

The Language of...

Learn English through Football Podcast

A list of special edition podcasts in which we take a look at lots of language connected to different aspects of football.