Football Cliché: To run your socks off
This week’s English for football is to give a roasting to, which is used to indicate that someone is criticising someone harshly
To earn a recall: This is connected to when a player is dropped from the team and then makes a comeback.
Today’s English for football phrase is a recipe for disaster. This phrase combines two words: recipe, which means how to make a meal or drink, and disaster, which means a terrible event, a mess.
Weekly English football phrase for learners of English: relegation zone