Walk the ball into the net: In this football language post we explain the football cliche which is used to describe a situation when a team scores or doesn’t score a goal!
This post on the language of football explains the meaning of the phrase ‘to work the keeper’, which is a phrase connected with goalkeepers and forwards.
Well-worked routine: In this post, we explain the football phrase ‘Well-worked routine’ which is often used when describing a set piece play.
What is the meaning of ‘Workmanlike performance’ in football?
The verb ‘to wallop’ means to hit or beat someone or something but in football it has the meaning of heavily defeating another team.
Win ugly” Teams cannot always play in an attacking, stylish or beautiful way – often they have to defend a lot and maybe win on a counter attack or even with a bit of luck and so sometimes we use the phrase ‘to win ugly’
The verbal phrase ‘to write off’ means to not give something/someone a chance, in other words if I don’t …
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘wide’ in football?
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘winless’ in football?
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘waterlogged pitch’?
(to) Whip: To cross the ball with power from one of the wings
For this week’s weekly football phrase we explain the football phrase ‘go down to the wire’.
When players are asked why they lost a game, often reply, ‘The other team wanted it more.’ This is our Weekly Football Phrase.
What does the phrase ‘warm up’ mean?
This week, languagecaster.com brings you a common football cliche – ‘They wanted it more’.
This week’s football phrase is ‘to wrong-foot the defence’, which means to do something to catch out the defence; to throw them off-balance or to catch them by surprise.