- Example: Tottenham’s slump in form affected their Champions League chances.
- Example: Inter came out of their slump – three successive defeats – to eventually win away at Fiorentina.
This posts explains the phrase 'to shepherd the ball', a phrase which originates from farming and means to protect the ball.
Second debut: we take a look at the phrase 'second debut' and explain how we use it in football.
On today’s football language listening post, we look at the phrase 'Seven-goal thriller' and explain how it can be used in football.
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