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English Football Phrase 2006: Week 3 Dark Horse

Each week we explain a soccer phrase or cliché on our weekly languagecaster podcast and today we look at the phrase ‘dark horse‘. You can find many more examples by going to our football clichés here.

This week’s English For Football looks at the expression dark horse. Now, a dark horse team is a team that has an outside chance of winning a competition or a cup. So, for example in this year’s Champions League many people are tipping Lyon from France to be a dark horse. Indeed, our own German correspondent, Hans, feels Werder Bremen could be the dark horse team this season.

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