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Football Glossary: Injury


In this football-language post we look at the phrase ‘injury crisis‘ and other injury-related words and expressions. You can read the transcript for this post 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

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Injury: When a player is hurt during the match we can say that they have suffered an injury. If a team has many players who cannot play because they are hurt we can say that the team has lots of injuries.

  • Example: Ronaldo will miss the start of the season through injury.
  • Example: The team suffered an injury crisis with five first-team players missing through injury



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