To walk the titleIn this football language post we explain the football cliche, ‘walk the title‘ which is used when a team is winning a league easily. Don’t forget we have hundreds more explanations of football language in our football glossary and we also have a page full of football cliches. If you have questions or comments about this or any other phrase then email us at:

Football Cliche: (to) Walk the title

When a team is so much stronger than the rest of the league we say that they are dominant – they have dominated the rest of the league. If they go on to easily win the league title then we can say that they have walked the title – they have walked it. The fact that this victory was so easy suggests the team did not really have to run too much to win it – they walked it. The 2019-20 Premier League season looks very much like Liverpool will win their first title in 30 years and after 25 matches they are an incredible 22 points clear of second place Manchester City – the Reds are clearly walking the league, they are dominating the league so much they are almost certain to win.

Example: PSG walked the Ligue 1 title in 2016 – they finished 31 points ahead of runners-up Lyon.

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Football ClichesEpisode 188