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
This week’s English for football expression is semi-finalist which refers to the teams involved in the last four or semi-final of a competition such as the FA Cup in English club football or the World Cup.
In this week’s football phrase we talk about the phrase after extra time (aet) often used in tournament matches, such as the Champions League
The verb eliminate is used to describe a situation when a team has been knocked out of a competition – the team is no longer involved in the competition.
In our predictions we feature several games from cup competitions, and in our weekly football phrase we explain the phrase cup tied.