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Football Language Podcast

Football Language Podcast: Heavy

The Learn English Through Football podcast explains the language of football: This week, we look at the word 'heavy' and its use in...

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Football Language: Heavy Defeat

In this football language post we look at the football expression 'heavy defeat' which is used when one team is beaten badly in a game.

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Football Language: (a) High Line

What does the phrase 'high line' mean in football. The phrase refers to a style of play which pushes the defenders high up the pitch.

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Football Language: Harsh

This post explains how the word  'harsh' is used in football. It is often used when talking about when yellow or red cards are given.

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Weekly Football Phrase: A Hiding

In our listening report this week we focus on Manchester United's poor start to the 2014-15 season and in particular their defeat in the...