Expected Goals (xG): we look at a phrase that is becoming more popular in football as we find ways to describe shots on goal – expected goals or xG.
2018 World Cup: Vocabulary Review In this post we look back at some of the words and phrases that we highlighted during the 2018 World Cup – a vocabulary review. Can you remember some (or all) of these words and the contexts they were used during the tournament?
There are many ways to describe a pass. It is one of the most important actions in the game. This week we look at one of these ways – ‘to lay the ball off’
Tonight sees the game to decide which teams come third in the 2014 World Cup: the 3rd-place play-off
The second semi-final between Argentina and Holland was a very different game to the one the night before when Germany blew away hosts Brazil. This time Argentina qualified for the final on a penalty shoot-out after a scoreless 120 minutes.
World Cup Word of the Day. It’s the second day of the World Cup and today, Languagecaster explains the phrase looping header.
Who skied a penalty in a derby last week? And what does ‘to sky’ mean. Check out languagecaster’s weekly football phrase.
Football glossary – To Tap Up – To illegally or secretly, approach another team’s player, and try to persuade them to join your club.
Ligament – body tissue connecting muscles and bones (especially, knee and ankle)