During the Euro 2012 tournament the languagecaster team will explain a football headline that has appeared in the English-speaking press. Today’s headline is Job Donetsk. You can also find many more football cliches here and our huge football glossary here. If you have any suggestions or questions then you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Euro 2012 Headline of the Day: Job Donetsk
Embed from Getty Images
Today’s headline is from the The Sun newspaper about the England-France game from Group D and is a combination of the phrase ‘job done‘ and the Ukrainian city of Donetsk. The phrase ‘job done‘ means something has been completed well or satisfactorily. Donetsk is the fifth largest city in the Ukraine and it is the venue for England’s game with France. The newspaper has played with these words to make this humorous headline ‘Job Donetsk‘, in other words, England played okay in the city of Donetsk; they did enough to get a point.
Free football language podcast for learners of English brought to you by Damian and Damon. Interviews, match reviews, predictions all with full language support for football fans around the world who wish to improve their English language skills.