What is a rabona? this week’s football language post explains this special move.
Languagecaster’s last World Cup Word of the Day – Re-Write the Record Books
What has the ancient pastime of church bell ringing and choosing a football team got in common? Languagecaster.com’s weekly football phrase can tell you.
What does the verb ‘to rubbish’ mean? This week’s English for football phrase explains the phrase ‘to rubbish reports’
This week’s English for football is to rule out – to rule something out
This week, languagecaster.com introduces the English football phrase and cliche ‘Roy of the Rovers stuff’.
Retain: To win a cup, league or title again – usually the following year or season
When a team has to move down a division because of poor results. The club is generally occupying the bottom two or three positions.
(to be) Relegated: To move down a division because of poor performances – to finish in the bottom 2 or 3 positions in the table
Referee: The person who is in charge of the game, he or she controls the match (‘The man in black’ / ‘The man in the middle’)
Rival: An opponent that is either challenging your team in the league or is a team that you do not like much
This week, languagecaster.com introduces the football phrase ‘cup replay’
To register (a win): This expression means to accomplish or to attain and in football usually collocates with the words win or victory.
Every week, languagecaster.com brings you words or phrases from the footballing news. Today we explain the phrase ‘route one’.
Listen to this week’s football phrase ‘to romp home’
This week’s languagecaster football phrase is ‘rout’, which can be both a noun: a rout and a verb to rout