Golden Boot: In this football language post we explain the phrase ‘Golden Boot award’ which is given to the top scorer in a competition or league.
Poll: Which team will win the 2020 Europa League? This season’s Europa League re-starts on August 5th when the remaining…
Languagecaster Predictions – Final Day of 2020 Premier League Season: It’s the final weekend of the Premier League season – a season that started almost a year ago – when the final set of fixtures will be played.
Learn English Through Football: July 2020 FA Cup Semi Final and Real Madrid – This week’s football-language podcast reviews the FA Cup semi-finals and also looks at some football language that emerged from the week, including the phrase ‘flighted pass’.
Poll: Who will win the 2019-20 Champions League? This season’s Champions League re-starts on August 7th when the first two of the four remaining second leg matches from the last-16 take place – Juventus host Lyon and newly-crowned La Liga champions Real Madrid try to overturn a 2-1 deficit in Manchester.
Football Language Quiz: Gap Fill – Jack Charlton: Former England World Cup winner and Irish World Cup manager Jack Charlton passed away this weekend and we have posted a listening report on some of the key moments in his life. We have created a gap fill exercise to help with listening practice.
2020 North London Derby and Champions League Draw –
Poll: Drinks Break – What do you think of the drinks break? Should it continue next season? Should there be four quarters rather than two halves? Let us know by voting in our poll
Wayward pass: In this football language post we explain the phrase ‘wayward’ when describing a pass in football.
Languagecaster Predictions: July 2020 North London Derby: The North London derby takes place this weekend with Arsenal travelling to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for the first tme to take on their rivals.
Poll: 5 Substitutions – When football returned after the lockdown one of the temporary changes to the laws of the game involved the number of substitutions that could be made.
2020 Premier League Champions Liverpool
2020 FA Cup Quarter Finals – Languagecaster Predictions – June 2020 FA Cup Quarter-finals: It’s FA Cup quarter-final weekend in England with all four ties featuring Premier League clubs.
Football Language Quiz Gap Fill – 2020 Premier League Champions Liverpool in Numbers: After Liverpool won their 19th league title this week we have posted a listening report on some of the key numbers surrounding this win and from that report we have created a gap fill exercise – simply listen to the text and complete it with an appropriate word or phrase (there are 10 spaces).
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2020 Premier League Champions Liverpool in Numbers: On this short football language podcast we take a look at some of the key numbers from Liverpool’s 2020 title winning season.
Burnley say sorry over plane shame: In this football language post we look at the headline, ‘Burnley say sorry over plane shame’ from the Times newspaper (June 23rd 2020)
https://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/pod.230620.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:01 — 13.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Blubrry | RSS | MoreFootball Language Podcast: June 2020 – June 2020 Everton v Liverpool. On this week’s football-language podcast we welcome back the Premier League and look […]
Languagecaster Predictions – June 2020 Everton vs Liverpool: The Premier League returns this week and one of the big games this weekend is the Merseyside derby which takes place on Sunday when Everton host Liverpool.
Rusty: In this football language post we explain some language connected to the restart of football in the Premier League and in particular around the word ‘rusty’ as players get used to playing again after 100 days of lockdown.
Football Cliche: Nil-nil written all over it – In this football language post we explain the football cliche, ‘nil-nil written all over it’ which is used after a scoreless draw.