In this week’s review section we look back at some of the big stories from the world of football to help learners of English improve their vocabulary. This week we congratulate MLS champions LA Galaxy, lament the performances of Man City and Chelsea in the Champions League and wonder what will happen at Real Madrid.
• Spaniard primed for visit to Old Trafford on Sunday
• Torres pinpoints Wayne Rooney as United’s main threat
Expect plenty of goals, interesting characters and a healthy dose of Teutonic madness as the German season kicks off
he World Cup is a week old and if you are struggling to keep up or simply have no idea what’s going on and you need some language for those World Cup
Pele may have won more World Cup titles, Ronaldo may have scored more goals, Lothar Matthäus played more games but no one has dominated the World Cup as much as Diego Maradona.
Main Report: World Cup Stars – This week’s podcast is all about Pele – one of the greatest ever.
Former England manager Sir Bobby Robson died last weekend. In this post we take a look back at one of the most respected English managers
[print_link] | Teaching Ideas The second tier of English football, The Championship, kicks off this week and in this post we take a look at which teams we think will be involved in the promotion race or the relegation battle. To help you understand this reading there is a vocabulary list containing the words in […]
[print_link] It seems that America is fallng out of love with David Beckham. Read the article on the former England captain’s current troubles at his club LA Galaxy. Vocabulary in bold is explained at the end of the post to help you with comprehension. David Beckham’s return to LA after his Italian break has not […]
Tottenham are 125 years old this season and Monday’s game against Aston Villa will be the official ‘anniversary match’. More importantly it is being dedicated to the greatest manager the club has ever had, Bill Nicholson.