On today’s football language listening post we look at a football expression linked to transfers – parent club.
In this post, we explain the football expression ‘deadline-day signing’ which is used to describe a player who has joined a new club
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This post explains the football phrase ‘Sign on a permanent deal’ which is often used when describing a transfer. Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football glossary here. Sign […]
This post explains Table a bidthe football phrase ‘table a bid’ which is often used when describing a transfer.
The transfer window is open for another ten days or so and so today’s football phrase is ‘free transfer’.
The transfer window for the 2014-15 European football season is open which means that clubs are busy trying to buy and sell players. Today’s football expression looks at the phrase ‘to line up a bid for someone’
This week’s English for Football expression is the phrase ‘to agree a deal’ which is often used in the transfer window
Bid: To make an offer for a player; to try and buy a player on a transfer
When a player changes from one club to another club; a transfer.
Signing: The new player at a team as she/he has come from another team on a transfer; they have been signed
To sign a player: When a club buys a new player from another club.
(to) Seal a deal: To complete a deal or transaction. In football we use it when talking about player transfers; the movement of players between clubs.
(to) Fall through: When a transfer or deal does not go ahead despite looking like it would do for a long time.
This week, languagecaster.com introduces the football phrase ‘transfer window’. You can understand more about this phrase by reading the accompanying transcript.
To land a player – To sign a player, to make a transfer; to secure; to get
Football Expression: To step up their interest
The winter transfer window is about to close, meaning that clubs have only a few more days to buy, sell, loan and trade players.