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.
To draw lots: What can be done to separate two teams when they finish on the same points, they have the same goal difference and have scored the same number of goals?
It’s the 3rd round of the FA Cup so today we introduce the football phrase Cup run
In this week’s football phrase we explain the football term ‘Club World Cup’
It’s the weekend before the Premier league season starts so the traditional pre-season game between last season’s FA Cup and Premier League winners takes place at Wembley: The Community Shield
Today’s World Cup word of the day is ‘top the group’.
This week’s English for football phrase is ‘play-offs’
What do we mean by the phrase ‘the last four’ in football?
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘to be out of the cup’?
Quadruple: In football the quadruple refers to winning four different trophies or competitions.
Fixtures: A series of matches; a set of games to be played. The fixtures for the football season in England usually appear in June.
Confederations Cup: A FIFA-run tournament that started in 1997 and which is held in the year before every World Cup.
Qualify: To progress to the next round. In order to play in important tournaments or rounds teams have to play and win a set of preliminary matches.
Premier League: The top division or league in England, which replaced the old Division 1 in 1992.
Quarter-final: The last 8 of a knock-out or cup competition, i.e. there 8 teams left in the tournament.
Qualifier: Games played to decide which teams progress to the main tournament or knock-out stages of a competition. A game to qualify for something.
Serie A: The Italian top league / division. The equivalent in Germany is the Bundesliga and in England is the Premier League.
Scudetto: Name for the Italian league title (Serie A). It refers to a the winning shield. Teams in Serie A play for the Scudetto.
It is the final of the League Cup this weekend so on this week’s main report we take a look at the third trophy of English football: The League Cup.