Football Language Quizzes: The Language of Transfers

Football Language Quiz: Language of Transfers How much do you know about the language of transfers in football? What do we mean by the transfer deadline? What is the difference between a loan and a free? Try our football-language quiz below and find out about different types of phrases to use when talking about the language of transfers. We have a worksheet and crossword puzzle on the language of transfers here. You can also find more information about the answers by looking at the links below. If you have questions or comments, email us at:

Football Language Quizzes: The Language of Transfers

1. If a transfer does not happen we can say that it has…
2. Which of the following is correct when talking about a transfer request?
3. To land a player means to sign a new player.
4. Which of the following describes the situation when a club is interested in signing a new player?
5. To seal a deal suggests that a club has finally signed a player they have been chasing for a long time.
6. A deadline day signing means the transfer did not take place.
7. If a player moves on a free transfer it means that no money was exchanged between the two clubs.
8. If a club tables a bid it means they want to sign a player.
9. To tap up a player means to openly speak to a player from another side about a transfer
10. A player who wishes to leave a club can be described as...

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