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The language of misses

Football Language: Misfiring

This post on the language of football explains the meaning of the adjective 'misfiring', which is a word used to describe a team's...

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Football Glossary: (to) Mark

Languagecaster's glossary of footballing phrases - to mark - An action to prevent an opposing player from receiving the ball; staying close...

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Football cliche: Men against boys

The languagecaster team explain a new football phrase or cliche for learners of English who love the sport. Click on the link below to...

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Football Glossary: Underdog

Underdog - The team that no one expects to win (opposite of favourites), usually popular with fans (see also 'minnow').