Learn English Through Football Podcast: The Merseyside Derby

On this week’s football podcast for learners of English,, as always, we have three sections. First, in the main report section, Damon talks about the rivalry between the two teams from the city of Liverpool, Everton FC and Liverpool FC. After that, in our regular English for football section, we introduce the football phrase ‘to want it more’, which has become a pundits’ cliche.  In the last section of the show, we finish with our predictions battle, which this week includes big derbies from the Premier League – including the Merseyside derby, as well as the big game in Argentina between Boca Juniors and River Plate.

  • Listen only to the main report here – the transcript and vocabulary will help you understand key phrases and improve your language skills
  • Learners of English can also review the footballing news from around the world in the good, the bad and the ugly section
  • Football glossary – this is a huge collection of football vocabulary, football cliches and football phrases with definitions and examples. If you can’t find a phrase you want to understand, send us an email or comment and we’ll try to explain it for you.

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