In this football language post we explain the cliche: ‘Something out of nothing’ which is used to describe something unexpected in football.
Football clichés are expressions or sayings that are often associated with the emotional aspect of the game and they form an important part of the football discourse - all fans of the game know what 110%, sick as a parrot and over the moon mean. Check through the meaning of the following words and phrases on this page and then check your understanding in our football cliche quizzes.
In this football language post we explain the football cliche, ‘one game at a time’ which is used to take the pressure off a team that is doing well.
Walk the title: We explain the football cliche, ‘walk the title’ which is used when a team is winning a league easily.
Walk the ball into the net: In this football language post we explain the football cliche which is used to describe a situation when a team scores or doesn’t score a goal!
We explain the phrase ‘To have a player on toast’ which is used to describe when one player is dominating another player.
In this football language post we explain the football cliche ‘one hand on the trophy’.
In this post we explain the football expression ‘labour to a victory’.
In this post we explain the football expression ‘stroll past another team’ which is used to describe an easy victory in football.
Here we explain the football cliche ‘add steel to the team’ which is used when a team needs to be a litle stronger.
In this post we explain the football cliche ‘put in the mixer’ which is used to describe a long-ball game…
In today’s football expression we explain the cliche ‘no one is bigger than the club’ which can be seen a s a type of warning.
In this post, we explain the football expression ‘bore draw’ which is used to describe a not very exciting game of football.
Hello, my name is Damon from languagecaster.com and I’m going to be talking about a cliche in football in this World Cup 2018 post. The cliche is, you can only beat what’s in front of you. Now, this phrase has been used after the England versus Panama game from group G, which ended up 6-1 […]
Never Know They’re Beaten: this post explains the football cliche ‘Never know they’re beaten’ which was used to describe the Germany…
Football Language: Give the keeper the eyes – what’s the meaning of this phrase in football?
In this post, we explain the football cliché ‘Play Football the Right Way’. Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football glossary here. Football Language: Play Football the Right Way A cliché […]
Quick feet: What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘Quick feet’ in football?
This post explains the football cliche ‘Away at a Cold Night at Stoke’, a cliche specifically about English football.
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