It’s changing every week in the Bundesliga at the moment. Schalke took their chances last week and with a home game against a weak Bochum team, they should stay at the top. But wait, this is a local derby, so throw the form book away. Bremen are at home too, and after beating Chelsea mid-week, […]
D&D Predictions – Week 4
A third away victory in the UEFA Cup last night against Bayer Leverkusen means that Spurs go through to the knock-out stage of the tournament after another disciplined performance.
DF DB Result B. Munich v Stuttgart 1-0 (1) 1-2 2-1 Chelsea v West ham 1-2 3-0 (1) 1-0 Sevilla v Valencia […]
In this report Damian discusses some of the problems that Tottenham manager Martin Jol is facing
Podcast 4 (November 23rd) Vocabulary for podcast 4 pdf powerhouse – a very strong team. e.g. Doyle scored against the powerhouse of San Marino (ironic) on the road – playing away from home e.g. Liverpool still have not won on the road this season. relegation – to be demoted to a lower league e.g. Milan […]
All the drama on the latest round of matches in the European Champions League took place at Celtic Park where the home side beat Manchester United with a Shunsuke Nakamura free-kick.
In this week’s show, Damian and Damon feature a report about sexism in football, review the week in football and predict some of the big games this weekend
when Pards claims our 1-0 defeat to Chelsea was one of the best performances of the season when we didn’t have a shot on target all match and are one point above the relegation zone. Looks like the Icelandic consortium have had their bid accepted to take over the club. Watch this space, we can […]
Martin Jol: The Tottenham manager has always been regarded as being rather ‘handy’ (tough to you non-Londoners) mainly down to the way he looks (nicknamed Tony from the TV show ‘The Sopranos’) and the way he silenced Arsene Wenger at ‘The Library’ last season.
After a dramatic week of football which saw Spurs winning in Europe, the League Cup and finally defeating Chelski in the league, the bad old days returned at Reading last week. True, Tottenham’s away record is poor – almost as poor as Liverpool’s – but the team had been unbeaten in 10 matches, Reading had […]
There are several interesting games this weekend, especially in Munich where we wait to see if Bayern can start winning again. Big game also in Dortmund against Berlin. At the foot of the table there are four teams who need to win – Mainz, Bochum, Hannover and Hamburg – with Mainz hosting Hamburg on Saturday. […]
In our third Languagecaster.com podcast Damon and Damian look back at some of the main football news of the week.
Here are week three’s predictions. It looks like Damon’s opening a clear lead with 8 points versus Damian’s 3 points! Damian (3pts) Damon (8pts) B. Munich v Stuttgart 1-0 1-2 Chelsea v West ham 1-2 3-0 Sevilla v Valencia 2-0 1-0 Man City v Fulham 2-0 2-1 What do you think? Can you do better […]
Podcast 3 (November 15th 2006) Vocabulary for podcast 3 title race – the competition between the top teams in the division. e.g. This season the title race looks like it will be between Chelsea and Man. Utd. back into form – the team is playing better e.g. after losing at Reading I hope Spurs come […]
This week’s English For Football looks at the expression dark horse