On today’s football language listening post we look at the phrase ‘Ease through’ and explain how it can be used in football.
This week’s football phrase is specific to the game in England and is ‘The Everton Cup’.
Expected Goals (xG): we look at a phrase that is becoming more popular in football as we find ways to describe shots on goal – expected goals or xG.
Encroach: In this football language post we look at the phrase ‘to encroach’ which is sometimes heard when there is a penalty to be taken.
End product: What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘end product’ in football?
What’s the meaning of ‘An eye for goal’?
…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 word ‘end’ in football?
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘exchange of passes’?
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.
What do the phrases ‘edge past’ or ‘edge out’ mean?
Equaliser: The goal scored to tie a game; to draw level in a match
Extra Time: Time added on to a cup or knock-out match that has finished in a draw to try to find a winner (usually thirty minutes)
End to end: A game is described as being end to end when both teams constantly attack each other.
This week’s English for football phrase is to end in tears. As the word tears implies, this phrase is used when something bad happens, when something ends sadly or not in the way you wanted.
This week’s English for football phrase is the expression the end justifies the means which has the general meaning of to do whatever it takes to reach a goal or target
To earn a recall: This is connected to when a player is dropped from the team and then makes a comeback.