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RE: Out on their feet

Hey Dwi, Great question. If a team or a player is out in their feet, it means they have no more energy left. They ran, tackled, passed, etc. so hard...

8 months ago
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RE: Emphatic finish would be....

Hi guensis, In this case, Damian is talking about an imaginary situation. 'An "emphatic finish"Â would be a goal scored with a hard shot.' - Here ...

9 months ago
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RE: Equal to it

'Areola is equal to it.' Areola is the West Ham goalkeeper and 'it' is a shot from Everton player, Harrison. If a goalkeeper is equal to a shot, it ...

9 months ago
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RE: At the double

Hi Dwi, At the double is a phrase which means quickly, but in this case it also refers to the 'double' - 2 goals - that Haarland scored (otherwise k...

9 months ago
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RE: On the break / gamble

Hi guensis, 'on the break' is a phrase connected with counter attack. If a team is on the break they are counter attacking. In your example text, Ev...

9 months ago
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RE: Spring forward in numbers

To spring forward means to suddenly attack quickly. Most often it means a counter attack. In numbers means with a lot of players. So, to spring fo...

1 year ago
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RE: Penning side into their own half

@hyuna27g_ The verb 'to pen' comes from farming. A pen is where animals, like sheep, are kept, so to pen the sheep in, is to get the sheep into the sh...

1 year ago
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RE: Difference between "up" and "down"

A search in languagecaster's football match corpus finds the following interesting results: down the right/left - 104 occurrences up the right/le...

1 year ago
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RE: Ted Lasso for learning football Englsih

The show's not so great on learning about English football, unless you know absolutely nothing. But it could be useful for learning English. Shows lik...

1 year ago
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RE: Pick that out! Hug the ball/spank

Hi Hyuna27g_  Some great phrases here. When you say ‘Pick that out!’ it is a term that shows you think the shot and goal was hit with power,...

1 year ago
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