silverwareThis post introduces the phrase ‘silverware’. What does it mean and when when do we use it in football?

  • Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below.
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Silverware

It is FA Cup final weekend and fans of the two finalists are dreaming about winning a major domestic trophy – they want to win some silverware. The famous FA Cup trophy is made from silver – sterling 925 silver to be exact – and so when players and fans talk about winning a trophy they often refer to this as winning silverware.   

  • Chelsea player Willian is ‘desperate for more silverware‘ according to ESPN.com

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