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.
Gap Fill – 1998 World Cup England vs Argentina: In our recent World Cup podcast report on the 1998 match between Argentina and England we discussed some of the language used to describe the match and in ths post we have converted this discussion into an online quiz.
Football Quiz: 1998 World Cup – The 16th World Cup tournament took place in France but how much do you remember of this tournament?
Gap Fill 1990 World Cup – Netherlands v West Germany: Try this listening quiz based on the 1990 World Cup podcast Netherlands vs West Germany
Newspaper Headline: Bundesliga gets go-ahead to resume season in second half of May – In this football language post we explain a newspaper headline from the Guardian newspaper (May 6th 2020) which describes the decision to re-start German football in May.
Seven stages of being a football manager: Managers have yet again been in the news this week and so on this week’s football-language podcast we take a look back at one of our 2009 posts that looks at some of the language used to describe the role of the football manager.
Football Language Podcast: April 2020 – This week on the football-language podcast we discuss some of the words and phrases from the week and of course we continue with our look back at some of the big moments from football’s history in our series of World Cup matches.
In this football language post we explain the football expression ‘last-gasp goal’ which is a late, very late, goal in a game – one that tends to change the result of the game.