This football language podcast explains the term ‘quadruple‘ which is connected to the number four. You can also read a 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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In football the quadruple refers to winning four different trophies or competitions. In England this would mean winning the Premier League and FA Cup double, the League Cup and the Champions League. No club has ever won the quadruple in England but Manchester United did manage the treble in 1999; winning the League and Cup double, as well as the Champions League. Quadruple.

  • Example: Manchester City boss has targeted the quadruple in his first season in charge of the club
  • Example: Liverpool’s slim quadruple hopes are alive entering Premier League finale (Washington Post, May 21, 2022)

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