In this short football language podcast we look at some of the words and phrases used to describe Chelsea’s win over Manchester City in the 2021 Champions League final and to do this we will look at the BBC report. You can read a transcript for this podcast below, while you can also check out our glossary of footballing phrases here, and visit our site to access all our previous posts and podcasts. If you have any suggestions then you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2021 Champions League Final
DF: Hello everyone, this is Damian from the Learning English Through Football team. I hope we are all doing well and staying safe wherever we are. Now, as regular listeners will know I am based in London while the other member of the Languagecaster.com team, Damon is in Tokyo although Damon is unavailable today. You will, however, be able to hear him on a couple of recent posts we have posted here on our site: first up on the 2021 Premier League winners Manchester City and then explaining a phrase from the Champions League final – he looks at the phrase ‘shaped hole‘ – interesting. Now we have been rather busy at languagecaster recently as we try to catch up with the end of the domestic season here in Europe. We have put out posts on the Women’s Champions League final, the Europa League final, that podcast on Manchester City’s Premier League win and this podcast which reviews the 2021 Champions League final between City and Chelsea.
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DF: Now on this football language podcast we look at some of the words and phrases from Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Manchester City which gave the Blues their second Champions League title. We’ll look at three different aspects of the report; a summary of the game, a description of the winning goal and how Chelsea’s defence held firm. Right, let’s hear how the BBC summed up the whole game.
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DF: Yes, you are listening to languagecaster.com and that message was in Thai. Don’t forget that there’s a transcript to this podcast and lots of vocabulary support which you can access by coming along to our site. Remember that you can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or you can drop us a line at: email@example.com.
OK, that’s it for this short podcast – we hope you have enjoyed our look back at the 2021 Champions League Final – congratulations again to Chelsea. And let us know if you hear any of the words and phrases we have mentioned in this show including ‘smash and grab‘; ‘defence-splitting pass‘ and ‘confrontation‘ and maybe you can tell us how they are said in other languages. And we’ll have more football phrases to talk about in our next podcast. Enjoy all the football this week and we’ll see you again soon. Bye bye.