A spell, is a period of time or a piece of magic. It is the former meaning that is most common in football, and the word is usually combined with the words ‘good’ or ‘bad’.
For this post on football English we explain the adjective phrase ‘high octane’. If you have suggestions, questions, comments, let us know!
What does ‘on the back of’ mean and when is it used? Find out at languagecaster.com’s football language post.