In this football language post we explain the football expression ‘pick the ball out of the net’ which is used to describe a goal being scored in a game – the keeper has been beaten and now has to collect the ball.
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.
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 cliche ‘put in the mixer’ which is used to describe a long-ball game…
In this post, we explain the football expression ‘bore draw’ which is used to describe a not very exciting game of 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 […]
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