Second debut: we take a look at the phrase ‘second debut’ and explain how we use it in football.
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2020-21 Season – Manchester United 6-1 Tottenham: This season we are focusing more on the language of football.
In this football language post we look at the headline, ‘Jose Puts Boot In’ from the Daily Star football page from September 15th 2020 which describes the Tottenham manager’s reaction to his side’s defeat against Everton in their opening game of the
In this football language post we explain the expression ‘towering header’ which is used to describe a powerful header from a player who has risen high above the defenders.
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2020 Champions League Final Preview: This week’s football-language podcast looks back at the Champions League final between PSG and Bayern Munich which took place on Sunday. We focus on some football language from that game to explain what happened.
Football Language Podcast: 2020 Women’s Champions League
Football Language Podcast: 2019-20 Review of Tottenham’s Season – In this football language podcast I review some of the highs and lows from Totenham’s 2019-20 season. We will look at some of the language from the good, the bad and the ugly parts of the season.
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2019-20 Final Day of the Season: This week’s football-language podcast looks ahead to the final day of the 2019-20 season – almost a year after the season kicked off last August. We look ahead to some of the key final fixtures taking place this Sunday in our predictions section, we also explain some football language that has emerged from the week including the phrase, ‘as it stands’. There is also a review of the football week, a football-language quiz question and some new polls.
Poll: Which team will win the 2020 Europa League? This season’s Europa League re-starts on August 5th when the remaining…
Learn English Through Football: July 2020 FA Cup Semi Final and Real Madrid – This week’s football-language podcast reviews the FA Cup semi-finals and also looks at some football language that emerged from the week, including the phrase ‘flighted pass’.
2020 North London Derby and Champions League Draw –
Poll: Drinks Break – What do you think of the drinks break? Should it continue next season? Should there be four quarters rather than two halves? Let us know by voting in our poll
Poll: 5 Substitutions – When football returned after the lockdown one of the temporary changes to the laws of the game involved the number of substitutions that could be made.
2020 Premier League Champions Liverpool
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2020 Premier League Champions Liverpool in Numbers: On this short football language podcast we take a look at some of the key numbers from Liverpool’s 2020 title winning season.
Learn English Through Football Podcast – Showboat and Play to the Crowd: Welcome everyone to this short football language podcast.
Football Cliche: Nil-nil written all over it – In this football language post we explain the football cliche, ‘nil-nil written all over it’ which is used after a scoreless draw.
Football Language Podcast: June 2020 – Coppa Italia Final and Manchester City v Arsenal – On this week’s football-language podcast we discuss some of the language that has appeared in the football world this week, including the phrases, ‘dispatch’ and ‘pitch invader’.
Football Language Listening Gap Fill: Football and Black Lives Matter – In this listening practice we discuss some of the news around the Black Lives Matter protests and how football is responding – and also how it should respond.
Football Language Podcast: June 2020 – Premier League set to restart: On this week’s football-language podcast we take a look at some of the news from the football world.