First time is used in football to give a pass or hit a shot without having to control the ball beforehand
Today’s English for football phrase is the verb to fire home – which is a way to describe scoring a goal
This week’s weekly football phrase is to feign
For this week’s weekly football phrase we explain the verb to finish.
The transfer window is open for another ten days or so and so today’s football phrase is ‘free transfer’.
What do we mean when we use the phrase ‘flagged offside’ in football?
What do we mean when we use the phrase ‘good finish’?
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘to be flat’ in football?
World Cup Word of the Day. It’s the seventh day of the World Cup and Languagecaster today focuses on the verb phrase ‘to flick on’.
Fluke: This means that something in the game has only happened because of luck – a lucky shot or pass for example can be described as a fluke goal or fluke pass. Sometime the adjective form ‘flukey’ will be used.
Fixtures: A series of matches; a set of games to be played. The fixtures for the football season in England usually appear in June.
To field: When used as a verb this means to choose or pick the starting XI or the team; the players who start the game (on the field).
Today’s English for Football expression is a classic footballing cliche – football is a funny old game.
(a) Foul: When an opponent stops a player by illegal means (e.g. a push or trip)
FIFA stands for Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and is the organising committee of world football
Fergie: Nickname of Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
Fans: Supporters of a team; those who follow a club
(to) Fall through: When a transfer or deal does not go ahead despite looking like it would do for a long time.
FA Cup: English knock-out competition for club sides. The oldest football tournament in the world. It is organised by the Football Association (FA).
The FA: The Football Association, the organisers of the Premier League and the England national team.