What does 'on the back of' mean and when is it used? Find out at languagecaster.com's football language post.
One-sided: This is an adjective used to describe a match in which one team is much better than the other - there is only one side in it.
One is used in several phrases connected with football, for example, one-two, and one way traffic, but this week we introduce another - one...
Who was 'out on their feet' in yesterday's games. Find out what this phrase means with language caster.com's World Cup Word of the Day
What is the meaning of the phrase 'to be out of the cup'?
Our Football Phrase for this week is 'to be out injured'
This week's English for Football expression is the phrase to be on a run
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Outshine: When a player (or another team) is better than you; to be beaten by someone else' performance.
Opponent: This is a member of the other team or the team you are playing against.
Off target: When the ball is wide or goes over the bar we say it is off target.
To be on target: We use this expression to describe when a forward shoots and the keeper has to make a save or a goal is scored.
To be on a roll: When a team has a succession of good results; to be doing well over many games.
Offside: When an attacking team's player is beyond the last defender, the game is stopped and there is a free kick for the defensive side
Do you know what the phrase 'on paper' refers to in football? Listen to our weekly football phrase to find out.
One-way traffic: When only one team is doing all the attacking - the direction of play is going in one direction only.
During the Euro 2012 tournament the languagecaster team will be looking at some of the words and phrases that emerge from the competition...
Be on the plane: This week at languagecaster.com we look at a cliche that is used whenever there is a big football tournament: be on the...
This week's phrase is 'an off the ball incident'
Football, like life, is full of cliches and on today's post we are going to be talking about a classic - one that everyone in the game...