Welcome to the first week’s predictions of the new year and our 19th of the 2019-20 Languagecaster Predictions Competition in which we feature the third round of the FA Cup. Leeds travel to Arsenal and in another Championship versus Premiership match-up Spurs go to Middlesbrough, while there is also the small matter of the Merseyside derby on Sunday.
2017 Merseyside Derby and Arsenal v Man City: A huge weekend of football including a big derby, a top-four clash and a relegation battle.
Bomb forward, kill off the game and the Merseyside derby: On this week’s show we look at the expressions bomb forward and kill off and we…
On this week’s football podcast for learners of English we feature the language of football badges as well as look back at some of our predictions and we also explain a new football expression.
On this week’s football podcast for learners of English, Damon talks about the rivalry between the two teams from the city of Liverpool. In our regular English for football section, we introduce the football phrase ‘to want it more’. In the last section of the show, we finish with our predictions battle, which this week includes big derbies from the Premier League, as well as the big game in Argentina between Boca and River.
This week’s main report takes a look at one of the most famous rivalries in English football – the Merseyside Derby.