Football Language: The Road to Wembley – In this football language post we explain the phrase ‘The Road to Wembley’ which describes how teams made it to the FA Cup (or League Cup) final.
Rusty: In this football language post we explain some language connected to the restart of football in the Premier League and in particular around the word ‘rusty’ as players get used to playing again after 100 days of lockdown.
In this football language post we explain how the word ‘release’ can be used in football. It is used with contracts and transfers and also passes.
This is our weekly short audio post on the language of football, and I’ll be talking about the word ‘rout’.
On this short football language podcast we introduce a phrase from the world of football. If you have questions or comments about this or any other football phrase, or you have your own suggestion, then email us
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘to run out winners’ in football?
The run in: In this post, we explain the football expression ‘The run in’, which is used frequently at the end of the football season.
Red Devils: What is the nickname of your football team?
To receive marching orders: What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘receive (or get) your marching orders’ in football?
Return leg: What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘return leg’ and when is it used in football?
Results go your way: When do we use the phrase ‘Results go your way’ in football?
Runners-up: What’s the meaning of this phrase in football?
Retrospective action: What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘Retrospective action’ in football?
rooted to the foot of the table: What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘rooted to the foot of the table
Football Language: To run down the clock Now, each football match lasts for 90 minutes plus added time and so when a team is winning, especially by a narrow margin of one goal, say 1-0 or 2-1, they usually want the game to end as soon as possible. However, the referee decides when to blow […]
To root for is an American phrase meaning to support, to cheer for a team or for someone.
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/eff.ridetheirluck.280516.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:09 — 546.7KB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Blubrry | RSS | More This week’s weekly football post explains what to ride their luck means. Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below. […]
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘Rich Vein of Form’ in football?
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘Romance of the Cup’ in football?
What is a rabona? this week’s football language post explains this special move.