Today we explain the phrase ‘let a lead slip’ in our weekly football phrase
To Break a hoodoo: The word hoodoo is usually associated with bad luck or possibly even a curse. In football, if a team attempts to break its hoodoo it means that it probably has not beaten another team or won at a certain place for a long time.
Bounce back: To come back strongly after a bad defeat
This week’s English football phrase is the expression to play to the whistle which basically means to keep playing until you hear the referee blow his whistle to stop the game.