Football Cliche: Nil-nil written all over it – In this football language post we explain the football cliche, ‘nil-nil written all over it’ which is used after a scoreless draw.
Football Language Podcast: It’s the hope that kills you – Champions League Final 2019: On this extra football-language podcast we take a look at the football phrase, ‘it’s the hope that kills you’ as I look back at the 2019 Champions League final and attempt to address the pain that football fans feel when their favourite team loses!
Walk the title: We explain the football cliche, ‘walk the title’ which is used when a team is winning a league easily.
Walk the ball into the net: In this football language post we explain the football cliche which is used to describe a situation when a team scores or doesn’t score a goal!
We explain the phrase ‘To have a player on toast’ which is used to describe when one player is dominating another player.
In today’s football expression we explain the cliche ‘no one is bigger than the club’ which can be seen a s a type of warning.
Never Know They’re Beaten: this post explains the football cliche ‘Never know they’re beaten’ which was used to describe the Germany…
This post explains most dangerous of leads the football term ‘2-0 is the most dangerous of leads’.
To turn on a sixpence: This cliche is used to describe a move when a player wants to escape from another player.
Not that type of player: What’s the meaning of this football cliche?
Six pointer: What’s the meaning of the football cliche ‘six pointer’?
What is the meaning of 110% in football?
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘Prawn Sandwich Brigade’ in football?
To play a blinder is a football cliche which means to play very, very well.
What is the meaning of the football cliche ‘to fill your boots in football?
What is the meaning of the football cliche ‘a marathon not a sprint’ in football?
This week’s English for football phrase is ‘up for grabs’ which is used to describe a situation in which a team has a chance of winning a game or qualifying for the next round of a competition after looking like there was no chance at all.
What does the football phrase ‘good feet’ mean?
In this week’s football phrase we introduce the football phrase ‘David and Goliath’ which is often used to describe a cup match
We continue looking at the language of the FA Cup and so today we introduce the football phrase ‘Hallowed turf’