The European Championship qualifiers are up and running and on this week’s show we feature this and many other stories on languagecaster.com’s weekly football podcast. For more football news come to our site, read the posts, listen to our main reports and check out our links section.
This week’s featured match sees England take on Switzerland in Basle in the European Championship qualifiers. Below are languagecaster’s predictions.
This week’s English for Football phrase is ‘first-choice keeper‘. The word keeper is a shortened form of goalkeeper, and first choice means the team’s best player in that position, the one the coach chooses ahead of others. The second-choice keeper will be on the bench and will only be used as a substitute. This week the European Championship qualifiers start and England’s first-choice keeper is Joe Hart of Manchester City. First-choice keeper.
This week’s QUIZ QUESTION:
How many nations have won the European Championship?
Answer next week.
The answer to last week’s question was that Valencia were the last non-Barcelona-Real Madrid team to win La Liga.
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