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Football Language: To sweat on

Sweat on: This week we read in the newspapers that Liverpool were sweating on the fitness of their star forward Felipe Coutinho

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Football Language: Walloped

The verb 'to wallop' means to hit or beat someone or something but in football it has the meaning of heavily defeating another team.

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Football Language: Atlantic League

This phrase has been in the news this week after a representative from the Danish side F.C. Copenhagen announced that there had been talks...

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Football Language: To press

To press: This verb has been increasingly popular over the last few years. This is when a team without the ball rushes towards the...