World Cup Phrase of the Day: To Take the Game to
World Cup Phrase of the Day: A Howler!
A set-piece: It’s day 2 of the World Cup and already we’ve seen some great goals in the tournament that have come from set-pieces
Can you remember the uproar over the Vuvuzela in the 2010 World Cup? With the African Cup of Nations kicking off in South Africa this weekend we thought we’d revisit Bafana Bafana’s favorite.
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This week’s English for football phrase is to score a brace.
This week’s English for football phrase is ‘there is so much at stake’. At stake means to be at issue, to be at risk, or to be the important topic.
Weekly football phrase for learners of English: Spirit of the Game
This week’s English for football phrase is ‘to press’. This phrase has two meanings in football. First, in attack, to press for a goal, or to press for a winner is one common way the phrase is used. It means that one team is trying very hard to score, they are using more players than usual to attack and may be taking a risk with their defence.
A weekly soccer phrase for learners of English: make your debut
This week’s English for football phrase is ‘to take out’ – what does it mean in soccer?
What is the meaning of ‘break the deadlock’ in football?
English Football Phrase: To Thump A Team
This week’s English for football expression is the phrase ‘prove to be a handful’ which means that something or someone is difficult to handle or control.
On this week’s English for Football we focus on the expression to grind out a result. Now, this usually means to produce something in a routine or even slightly ugly manner.