Football Language Podcast: 2020 Manchester Derby

Football Language Podcast – 2020 Manchester Derby: On this podcast we explain some of the football language that emerged from the past week including the word ‘blunder’, while we also have a football-language question about the phrase ‘to rally’ and look ahead to the Manchester derby.

Manchester Derby 2020

English Through Football Podcast – 2020 Manchester Derby: The Manchester derby takes place this weekend when Manchester City travel to Old Trafford to take on their rivals United. On this podcast we look ahead to that game as well as Everton’s trip to Chelsea in our predictions section and we also explain some of the football language that emerged from the past week including blunder, while we also have a football-language question about the phrase ‘to rally’.

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2020 Manchester Derby


DF: Hello everybody, my name is Damian and you are listening to the Learn English Through Football Podcast.

DB: Yes, welcome everyone to the podcast for all those who love the beautiful game of football, my name is Damon. Damian, how are you and what football have you been watching this week?

DF: Hi Damon, I’m well. I have seen quite a lot of football this week including el clasico last weekend in which a victory for Real Madrid sent them back to the top of the table. I also went to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Wednesday evening to see Spurs go out on penalties against bottom-club Norwich City – I thought we did enough to win but the team is going through a bad patch and confidence is low. I then saw Liverpool come from behind against Bournemouth yesterday in the Premier League, while I also….

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