Football Glossary: (a) Stalwart

Stalwart

A stalwart refers to player that has stayed at a club for a long time; someone who has been in the team for many years. In addition to a sense of loyalty to the club, the word stalwart also suggests someone who works really hard for the team.
Embed from Getty Images

  • Example: Manchester United are hoping that their stalwart defender Gary Neville returns from injury this season.
  • Example: Formiga forever: Brazil’s stalwart still shining for women’s football at 42 (Guardian.co.uk, May 9, 2020)

If you have any suggestions or questions then contact us at admin@languagecaster.com.

Subscribe to
Learn English Through Football

Or subscribe with your favorite app by using the address below

Hosted by
grell

I was born and brought up near Chester in the north west of England. I have always loved playing and talking about sport, especially football!
Google | Facebook | Twitter | Mail | Website

Join the discussion

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Languagecaster

Learn English Through FootballWelcome to the website that helps students interested in football improve their English language skills. Football fans can practise with lots of free language resources, including football-language podcasts and our huge football-language glossary.

Contact Us

Football GlossaryEpisode 355