Seven stages of being a football manager: Managers have yet again been in the news this week and so on this week’s football-language podcast we take a look back at one of our 2009 posts that looks at some of the language used to describe the role of the football manager.
Manchester Derby in Numbers: This listening report focuses on some of the numbers from the history of the Manchester derby
2019-20 Tottenham vs Liverpool: The Languagecaster derby took place last Saturday with league leaders Liverpool coming out on top at Tottenham’s new stadium and in this podcast we take a look at some of the language that emerged from the game. We also have a language quiz, an explanation of a football cliche ‘to walk the ball into the net’ and much more.
On today’s listening report we look back at the career of England’s greatest ever goalkeeper, Gordon Banks. For this audio report there is a transcript and a worksheet, great for learners and teachers of English, which can both be accessed by becoming a patron (through Patreon). If you have questions or comments, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018 World Cup Podcast: Review of Week 1: The 2018 World Cup is now moving into its second week and teams are starting to play their second games of the tournament and so in this podcast Damian and Damon talk about some of the highs and lows of the tournament so far.
2018 World Cup: Review of Week 1 – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. In this listening report we take a look back at some of the good, the bad and the ugly from the first week of the 2018 World Cup. There is a worksheet, with answers, and a full transcript.
This week’s listening practice report focuses on one of the big games in Spanish football – the Basque derby between Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad.
In the last 10 years, Women’s football has become very popular. We look at the game in England, focusing on the Women’s Super League.
This week’s main report discusses some of the language of referees.
This weekend sees the start of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations that takes place in South Africa. On this week’s main listening report the languagecaster team previews the four groups and even dares to make a prediction.
On this week’s main report we look at one of the biggest games in world football: the Superclásico between River Plate and Boca Juniors.
n this week’s main listening report, we feature the upcoming 2010 Club World Cup. We talk a little about its history and then introduce the teams taking part. Who do you think will win the title of the Club World Champion?
2010 Champions League quarter final – which teams are going through?
On this week’s show the languagecaster team look at the UEFA Cup as well as having a new English for Football phrase. There is a transcript for the reports below as well as the following links for language learners.
In the first podcast of 2007 we preview the 3rd Round FA Cup from England.
For this End-of-Year Football Review learner’s podcast we look back at some of the main footballing stories from the past year.
Football review of 2006 for learners of English