2019 Women’s World Cup Last Sixteen: Day 4 Netherlands vs Japan: The knockout stage of the last 16 came to an end yesterday in dramatic fashion with a last gasp penalty by the Netherlands sending Japan crashing out of the tournament. The European Champions, the Netherlands, were joined by Italy, playing in the the game […]
Women’s World Cup 2019: Day 1 – Knockouts: Norway vs Australia The knockout stage began last night with two European sides through to the quarters. We look at some of the language that emerged yesterday including the phrase to lift the ball. If you have questions or comments about any of the football language from today’s […]
We look back at some of the language from day 14 of the 2019 Women’s World Cup including the phrase ‘to beat a player’.
Women’s World Cup 2019: Day 12 –Italy vs Brazil It was Group C’s turn to play the final matches and on the line were places in the last 16. Italy versus Brazil saw the famous blue and yellow kits on the pitch, bringing back memories of the classic men’s clash in the World cup final […]
Women’s World Cup 2019: Day 11 – Spain vs China The final group gams in Groups A and D took place yesterday and a hard fought draw booked a place in the last 16 for China and Spain. Spain dominated the game, but had to rely mostly on long range efforts. Peng Shimeng, in goal, […]
2019 Women’s World Cup – Day 10: Two games to report on today: The USA defeated Chile 3-0 in which the Chilean keeper won the player of the match award, while Thailand scored their first goal of the tournament in their 5-1 defeat at the hands of Sweden.
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Football language from the 2019 Women’s World Cup – Day 9: Women’s World Cup 2019: Day 9 – Netherlands vs Cameroon: Two more teams, the Netherlands and Canada, join the last 16…
Women’s World Cup 2019: Day 8 – England vs Argentina: Three games and three penalties. Day 8 produced three cracking games, and each one featured a spot kick. England peppered the Argentinian goal in their Group D match and were awarded a penalty, which was brilliantly saved by Lorena Benítez. The Lionesses finally broke the […]
2019 Women’s World Cup: Day 7 – Australia vs South Africa: Day 7 saw us treated to a thriller in Montpellier. The Brazilians seemed to cruising with a two goal lead in half time, but were stunned 3-2 by an Australian come from behind victory. The Brazilian veteran Marta made World Cup history by scoring […]
2019 Women’s World Cup: Day 5 – USA vs Thailand: Day 5 of the 2019 Women’s World Cup and it’s raining goals: thirteen of them in one game, for one side, as the USA thrash Thailand in Group F’s opening games. The World Champions have definitely laid down a marker with seven players scoring and […]
2019 Women’s World Cup: Day 4 – Argentina vs Japan: Day 4 of the 2019 Women’s World Cup gave us a second surprise result in two days.
2019 Women’s World Cup: On this week’s football-language podcast we look back at some of the main football news and language from the week and of course we’ll discuss the 2019 Women’s World Cup that is currently taking place in France.
2019 Women’s World Cup: Day 2 – Germany vs China: After the opening victory for hosts France yesterday, day 2 of the 2019 Women’s World Cup kicked off with a hard-fought victory for Germany against a very physical Chinese side in Group B and in today’s post we look at language connected to that phrase ‘hard-fought victory’.