In this football language podcast we look at the phrases ‘chalked off” and ‘the goal stands‘ which appeared on the BBC report on the Manchester City versus Tottenham game from the Women’s Super League. You can read a transcript for this podcast below, while you can also check out our glossary of footballing phrases here and visit our site to access all our previous posts and podcasts. If you have any suggestions or questions then you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Football Language Podcast: 2021 WSL Man City v Spurs
DF: Hello everyone, this is Damian from the Languagecaster.com team – I hope you are all doing well. Now, on this short football language podcast, we look at the phrases ‘chalked off” and ‘the goal should not have stood‘ which both appeared in the BBC match report on the Tottenham win at Manchester City in theWwomen’s Super League last weekend.
Stinger: You are listening to languagecaster.com (Dulwich Hamlet fan).
The goal shouldn’t have stood
Here’s another example, this time from the Manchester Evening News from July 2021: ‘Denmark’s opening goal against England should not have stood according to the laws of the game’ which means that the Danish goal should not have been allowed; it should have been disallowed.
Stinger: You are listening to languagecaster.com (in German).
DF: Yes, you are listening to languagecaster.com – that message was in German. Don’t forget that there’s a transcript to this podcast and lots of vocab support which you can access by coming along to our site. OK, that’s it for this short podcast about the controversial win for Tottenham over Manchester City in the WSL and in particular our look at the phrases ‘chalked off‘ and ‘the goal should not have stood‘. Don’t forget you can also come and find lots of football language on our site here at languagecaster.com. Enjoy all the football and we’ll see you again soon. Bye bye.
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