Portsmouth make the FA Cup final where they will face Chelsea next month. Tottenham beat Arsenal, Roma go top in Italy, Barcelona beat Real Madrid easily in el clásico while the last of the World Cup 2010 tickets have finally been sold in South Africa. These and many other news stories all feature in this week’s languagecaster.com’s football podcast. For more football news come to our site, read the posts and check out our links section.
This week’s featured match is Man City v Man Utd
This week’s English for football phrase is debutant which in football refers to someone playing their first ever game for a team. The word debutant comes from the verb debut though the phrase make his or her debut is more commonly used, which in turn originated from the French word débuter, to give the first stroke in a game or begin. This week Tottenham beat their North London rivals Arsenal thanks to a wonder strike by debutant Danny Rose. Imagine scoring a goal on your debut against your arch rivals! A stunning debut for the young debutant.
This week’s QUIZ QUESTION:
England first played in the World Cup in…
Answer next week.
Last week’s answer was answer a – Real Madrid have won more clásicos than Barcelona
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