Learn English Through Football Podcast – Labour to a victory: Hello everyone, my name is Damian from the languagecaster team and in this post we explain the football expression ‘labour to a victory‘. If you want to have the transcript for this extra football-language post then think about becoming a Patron – you can access lots of extra materials about the language of football by doing so. If you have questions or comments about this or any other football phrase then email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org . You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football glossary here.
- Example: The Irish team laboured to a 2-0 victory over Gibraltar in the European Championship qualifier last week.
- Example: Nigeria secure record win but Morocco labour to victory in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying (ESPN.co.uk, 13th June 2022)
- Example: Cristiano Ronaldo ends barren spell as Man Utd labour to victory over Brighton (Guardian Feb 15 2022)
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