To telegraph the pass: In this football language post we explain the football cliche ‘to telegraph a pass’ which is used when describing a bad pass thanks to a defender reading and intercepting it.
Wayward pass: In this football language post we explain the phrase ‘wayward’ when describing a pass in football.
Square pass: The football expression ‘square ball’; ‘square pass’ sounds rather strange but actually refers to a type of pass…
In this post on the language of football, we explain the meaning of the verb phrase, ‘to stand up the ball’. This is a phrase connected with the skill of passing. If you have questions or comments, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our […]
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