On the bounceIn this football language post we look at the phrase ‘on the bounce‘ which is all about winning lots of games in a row. There are hundreds more explanations of football language in our football glossary and if you have questions or comments about this or any other phrase then email us at: admin@languagecaster.com.

On the bounce

After yesterday’s 2-0 win over Watford, Liverpool have now won 15 consecutive games – that’s 15 games in a row, which is an amazing feat. Another way of saying ‘in a row’ or ‘consecutive’ is ‘on the bounce‘; so, we could say that Liverpool have now won 15 Premier League games on the bounce – they have won 15 games in succession.

Example: Leicester make it eight wins on the bounce (Talksport, December 8th 2019).

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    • Thanks for the question!
      Feat means an achievement – an amazing achievement.
      In the Liverpool Echo newspaper they used this sentence to describe Jordan Henderson having been involved in 150 winning Premier League games for Liverpool ‘Henderson now joins a list of Liverpool legends who have also achieved the same feat – those club icons being: Steven Gerrard, Sami Hyypia and Jamie Carragher.’

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