In this post, we explain the football phrase ‘To concede the title’.To concede the title

  • Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below.
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Football Language: To concede the title

This week Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admitted that his team cannot win the Premier League title – he conceded the title. The verb ‘to concede‘ means that there is nothing much that can be done about something, so to concede the title means that you don’t think your team can win the title.  To concede the title.

Example: I won’t concede title if in Man United’s position, says Guardiola (Channel Asia, Feb 3rd 2018)

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