March the 24th 2016 saw the passing of one of the greatest footballers ever – Johan Cruyff. To remember this great player, this week’s listening practice report is an adapted report from our archives. The post was originally published on May 1, 2011 as part of our World Cup Stars series. You can find explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) at the end of the post. You can listen to the podcast by clicking on the file below – you can also subscribe and listen to all our football-language podcasts – there are hundreds of them!
Football Language Podcast – El Clásico 2020: Some huge games this week, with el Clásico in La Liga, Juventus versus Inter in Italy, the League Cup final in England and the ‘derby’ between Brighton and Hove Albion and Crystal Palace! In this show we discuss the football language phrase ‘under the cosh’, as well as some of the news from the football world this week, including some of the Champions League games that took place. There’s also a football language quiz question and some predictions at the end of the show.
I’ll be looking at a few phrases from our football glossary of soccer vocabulary in this episode, specifically phrases beginning with ‘under’ in our ‘U’ category
In this football language post we explain the phrase ‘Under the Cosh’. This phrase is often connected with attacking football.
I’ll be talking about two phrases you’ll hear in football – half volley and daisy cutter
This week’s football phrase is specific to the game in England and is ‘The Everton Cup’.
Learn English Through Football Podcast – (to) Set Up: This week’s football phrase is the verb phrase ‘to set up’
2019-20 – Madrid Derby: It’s the 2019-20 Madrid derby which should be a cracker! We’ll discuss some of the language that featured in that game along with some of the other big games frm the weekend. We explain the terms, ‘to swoop for’ and to ‘walk the league’ and we’ll also feature a football language quiz question connected with derbies.
Shank: We explain the word ‘shank’ in this podcast…
2019-20 Madrid derby: It’s the Madrid Derby this weekend – Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid. Along with that massive game, there are three key games in the Premier League. The first is Manchester City traveling to Tottenham Hotspur.
2019-20 – FA Cup 4th Round: This week, we look at the phrase interfering with play, and we also have a football language quiz question on…
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In this football language post we explain the adjective ‘sloppy’. This adjective is often used in connection with defending or passing.
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2019-20 Arsenal vs Manchester City: On this week’s football-language podcast we look ahead to the big game from the Premier League: Arsenal vs Manchester City. We also review some football language from the week, including sign a new deal and scrappy, we also have another football-language quiz question and of course have some predictions from the big games this week.
Damon explains the word ‘scrappy’ and how it is used in football.
Today I’ll be talking about the verb phrase ‘knock on the door’ and how it is used in football.
2019-20 Manchester City vs Manchester United: On this week’s football-language podcast – Manchester City vs Manchester United, Damon reviews the football news – with stories from South America, the Champions League, and north London.
In this football language post we look at the phrase ‘to Plant a Header’, used to describe a type of header.
Crossword: The language of passing and tackling
In this football language post we look at the phrase ‘to clip the heel of’, which is a phrase used when talking about fouls.