winlessWhat is the meaning of the phrase ‘winless’ in football?

  • Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below.
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When a team goes a long time without winning we say that they are on a winless streak or winless run. The opposite of a winless streak would be a winning streakWinless.

  • Example: Crystal Palace’s defeat at West Brom meant their winless streak extended to ten games.
  • Example: ‘First-half treble extends Pardew’s winless run’ (FourFourTwo)

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