On today’s football language listening, we look at the phrase ‘up and running’ and explain some of the different ways that it can be used in football.
I’ll be looking at a few phrases from our football glossary of soccer vocabulary in this episode, specifically phrases beginning with ‘under’ in our ‘U’ category
In this football language post we explain the phrase ‘Under the Cosh’. This phrase is often connected with attacking football.
Unveiled as new manager: wWe explain the phrase ‘unveil a new manager’ which is used when a new manager or coach joins a club.
This short football language post explains the meaning of ‘UEFA’.
In this post we explain the football expression ‘unchanged’ and note how it is used to talk about team selection.
This post explains the football phrase ‘underestimate a side’
We explain the football expressions ‘unbeaten record’ and ‘unbeaten run’ which are used to describe a team’s performance in a competition.
In this post, we explain the football expression ‘unmarked’, which featured in the 2018 World Cup opening game.
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘upright’ in football?
This week’s English for football phrase is ‘up for grabs’ which is used to describe a situation in which a team has a chance of winning a game or qualifying for the next round of a competition after looking like there was no chance at all.
This week’s English for football phrase is the expression,which is becoming a bit of a cliche, ‘unplayable’.
This week, languagecaster.com introduces the English for football phrase ‘to cause an upset’.
The UEFA Cup – A club competition for European clubs though not as prestigious as the Champions League; The Europa League. Juventus, Inter Milan and Liverpool have all won the UEFA Cup three times.
Under-21 – European international tournaments for players under the age of 21. The Olympics allows players that are under 23.
Under Fire – This means to be under pressure, to be criticized and in danger of losing your job.
Underachiever – This is used to describe something or someone that fails to achieve or reach their potential.
Under par: (Also below par) A below average performance, a poor display compared to the usual standard
Unsettled: When a player is unhappy at a club and wants to move somewhere else he is unsettled.
This week’s English for football phrase is ‘to be up for it’. This expression means that you are ready for something, you are motivated…