Football Language Glossary

The football glossary is a page with a huge selection of football words, phrases and vocabulary that are organised in alphabetical order – it is like a football dictionary. You can find all kinds of football cliches, expressions and technical terms, as well as a variety of categories about many football-related subjects: transfers, football nicknames, match-day language, managers and much more.

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Football Clichés

What is a cliché and why are they so common in football? Our cliché page lists some of the more popular footballing clichés used by players, commentators and fans to describe the beautiful game.

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