On this week’s football podcast for learners of English, we discuss the winter tradition in the UK of having fixtures all through the Christmas and New Year period. Of course, we also look at some football language – this week Damon explains the phrase ‘smash and garb’ before we finish up with our weekly predictions battle which this week includes games from England, Spain and Italy.
- Listen only to the main report here – complete with transcript and vocabulary
- Learners of English can review the footballing news from around the world in the good, the bad and the ugly section
- Football glossary (a huge collection of football vocabulary, football cliches and football phrases)