Invite a foul: On today’s football language listening post we look at the phrase ‘Invite a foul’ and explain how it can be used in football.
Football Language: Interfering with play – In this football language post we explain the football phrase ‘intere with play’ which is sometimes heard in football when goals are disallowed because of offside.
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘In-form side’? How about the oposite form?
Do you know which national side is known as the Indomitable Lions?
Today’s football phrase is ‘the international break’.
Our Football Phrase for this week is ‘to be out injured’
What phrase can you use to describe the perfect cross, or a free kick that is impossible to stop? Check out this week’s English for football phrase.
This week languagecaster.com introduces the English for football phrase ‘injury crisis’.
In the doldrums: To be at a low point; to be in a bad way
(to be) In the bag: Looking to be safe; the result of the game does not appear to be in danger.
International: Used when describing a game between two countries or to describe a player who has played for his/her country.
Injury time: The time added on by the referee after 90 minutes (See also: stoppage/added time)
This English for Football phrase is to be in with a shout and it means to have a chance of doing well in something even though you may not be expected to do so.
Injury: When a player is hurt during the match
An inept performance: A performance showing no skill; one that is clumsy or poor
This week’s English for Football is to be in the running. If you say a team is in the running, you mean that they have a chance of winning…
During the Euro 2012 tournament the languagecaster team will be looking at some of the words and phrases that emerge from the competition. Today we explain the phrase ‘to be in tatters’.
Every week during the 2010-11 season, the languagecaster team explain a football phrase or cliche for learners of English who love the sport – this week is ‘to be in your own hands’.