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Learning English Through Football Podcast: The Mystery of the Jules Rimet Trophy

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This week’s Learn English Through Football Podcast continues with the World Cup theme by interviewing author James Broadbridge about his new book on the mystery of the Jules Rimet trophy – ‘The Lost Cup’. Our weekly English for Football phrase is ‘mazy run‘ and our predictions feature games from the Premier League, including the North London derby, the Bundesliga and the Champions League.

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    • Check out this week’s predictions here
    • Listen to this week’s football phrase ‘mazy run
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    • 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.

More information on James’s book can be found here

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