In this football language podcast we look at the phrase 'sweet volley' from the England-Scotland game from Group B in the 2020 European...
In this post, we explain the acronym VAR as part of our World Cup football language series at languagecaster.com.
Video Assistant Referee (VAR): What's the meaning of the phrase 'VAR' in football?
This week's football expression is 'vote of confidence'
Venue: The place where the game is played (the stadium, the ground, the pitch)
Versus (vs): Against. When one team plays another team we say Team A versus team B which is sometimes written vs (e.g. Celtic vs Rangers)
Victory (n) / Victorious (adj) (n) When a team wins: the opposite of a loss or a defeat (adj) A phrase used to describe a winning team...
(to) Volley: To strike the ball while it is in mid-air before it touches the ground.