Football Language Podcast: June 2020 – Coppa Italia Final and Manchester City v Arsenal – On this week’s football-language podcast we discuss some of the language that has appeared in the football world this week, including the phrases, ‘dispatch’ and ‘pitch invader’.
In this football language post we explain how the word ‘dispatch’ can be used in football.
In this football language post we look at a headline, ‘A moment for change’ from the Guardian newspaper
Football Language Listening Gap Fill: Football and Black Lives Matter – In this listening practice we discuss some of the news around the Black Lives Matter protests and how football is responding – and also how it should respond.
Languagecaster Predictions: June 2020 – Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich: Bayern Munich look to extend their winning run to nine games when they visit fifth-place Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.
Bayern Munich March On: On this week’s football-language podcast we review some of the language used to describe the latest Bundesliga matches as Bayern continue to dominate. We also explain a new football phrase ask a football-language quiz and try some predictions.
Football Language Podcast: It’s the hope that kills you – Champions League Final 2019: On this extra football-language podcast we take a look at the football phrase, ‘it’s the hope that kills you’ as I look back at the 2019 Champions League final and attempt to address the pain that football fans feel when their favourite team loses!
Gap Fill – 1998 World Cup England vs Argentina: In our recent World Cup podcast report on the 1998 match between Argentina and England we discussed some of the language used to describe the match and in ths post we have converted this discussion into an online quiz.
English Through Football Podcast – 1998 World Cup England vs Argentina: In this podcast we continue with our reviews of some of the great World Cup matches by looking at the England versus Argentina game from 1998.
Newspaper Headline: Ready for a reboot – In this football language post we explain a newspaper headline from the Guardian newspaper (May 30th 2020) about the return of the Premier League
Languagecaster Predictions: Bayern Munich vs Fortuna Dusseldorf – The fourth set of fixtures from the Bundesliga after the return from lockdown take place this weekend and on our podcast we’ll be featuring the leaders Bayern Munich
Football Quiz: 1998 World Cup – The 16th World Cup tournament took place in France but how much do you remember of this tournament?
Title decider: In this football language post we explain the phrase ‘title decider’ which is often heard at the business end of the season
Werner’s hat-trick prompts distancing gaffe: In this football language post we explain a newspaper headline from the Independent newspaper (May 25th 2020) about the game between Mainz and RB Leipzig.
Languagecaster Predictions: May 2020 – Der Klassiker: There are seven games remaining in this season’s Bundesliga and this week sees a huge fixture between the top two: Bayern Munich versus Borussia Dortmund.
In this football language post we explain the football expression ‘to leapfrog a team’.
Languagecaster Predictions: Bayern Munich vs Eintracht Frankfurt – It’s the second week of the return of the Bundesliga and this weekend we feature the leaders Bayern Munich who host Eintracht Frankfurt in the Saturday evening match.
Gap Fill – Bundesliga Returns 2020: The Bundesliga has returned and we have taken a section of our recent podcast and converted it into an online quiz.
In this football language post we explain the football expression ‘yo-yo club’ which is used to describe a club that is both promoted and relegated on a fairly regular basis.
Bundesliga Returns: The Bundesliga is back after a two-month break and on this podcast we look ahead to the final nine matches of the season.