In this football language post we explain the football phrase ‘a game too far’ which is used when a team has managed to go further than expected in a tournament but then loses the next game – a game too far.
Advance: In this football language post we explain the verb ‘advance’ which is used to describe a team qualifying for the next round of a tournament.
Football Language: Top Flight – In this football language post we explain the phrase ‘top flight’ which refers to the top division in a league (for example, the Premier League in England and the Bundesliga in Germany)
Golden Boot: In this football language post we explain the phrase ‘Golden Boot award’ which is given to the top scorer in a competition or league.
To oust: We explain the football expression ‘to oust ‘ which is often used to talk about a team going out of a competition…
In this football language post we explain the word ‘tie’ which is used as a verb and a noun and has different meanings in football.
In this football language post we explain the football cliche ‘one hand on the trophy’.
The 2019 Club World Cup is currently taking place in Qatar and the competition has already reached the final stage. In this bonus listening report we look at how the tournament is organised, some of the teams taking part and we offer a prediction about possible winners and dark horses.
In this post on the language of football, we explain the meaning of ‘Super Cup’, which is a competition played between the winners of the Champions League and the Europa League.
CONCACAF: In this post on the language of football, we explain the meaning of the word, ‘CONCACAF’, which is one of the world’s football organisations.
This short football language post explains the meaning of ‘UEFA’.
Last 16: The 2018 World Cup has reached the knock-out stage – there are 16 teams left in the tournament…
Runners-up: What’s the meaning of this phrase in football?
Non-league side: What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘non-league side’ in football?
This phrase has been in the news this week after a representative from the Danish side F.C. Copenhagen announced that there had been talks about the possibility of starting an Atlantic League.
This week’s English for football phrase is ‘CONMEBOL’, which is the name of the South American football organisation.
…the European Cup which started way back in 1955 and ran until 1992 when it became the Champions League
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘Cup Upset’?
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘Romance of the Cup’ in football?
This week’s weekly football phrase is all about winning a cup or a championship: To be crowned champions