Game needs a goal: We use this football cliche when a match is not that exciting
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.
This week’s football phrase is ‘share the spoils’
Football clichés are expressions or sayings that have become so overused that they have lost some of their original impact. In football, clichés
For this week’s weekly football phrase we explain the football cliche to put a shift in.
When players are asked why they lost a game, often reply, ‘The other team wanted it more.’ This is our Weekly Football Phrase.
In this week’s Weekly Football Phrase we explain the cliche ‘Six of one and half a dozen of the other’
Who are notorious slow starters? Read Languagecaster’s World Cup Cliche to find out!
Bench? Dugout? What’s the difference. This week’s Weekly Football Phrase explains.
With the recent sacking of Manchester United boss David Moyes we take a look at some of the words and phrases used when a manager loses his or her job.
What does the expression ‘can’t buy a goal’ mean?
This week’s football expression is ‘vote of confidence’
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘to be out of the cup’?
How well do you know the language of football cliches? Try our football cliche quiz.
How well do you know the language of football cliches? Take our football cliche quiz to find out.
What does the expression ‘schoolboy error’ mean? Find out on this week’s football language podcast.
This week’s English for football phrase is the expression,which is becoming a bit of a cliche, ‘unplayable’.