In this week’s podcast for learners of English who love football we feature a listening report that focuses on Scottish football, while Damon explains a new football phrase ‘to lay the ball off’
Football in Scotland: Scotland has been very much in the news recently so on this week’s listening report we take a look at the football played ‘north of the border’
On this week’s review section we congratulate Messi, Dortmund and Celtic, while we report on Arjen Robben’s nightmare game and sympathise with English referees.
With less than a year to go until the European Championships kick off in Poland and the Ukraine the qualifying rounds in Europe are starting to hot up. With the two hosts already qualified, there remain 14 other spots to fill – the nine group winners and the remaining five will come from a series of play-offs involving the runners-up. On this week’s main report we take a look at how the groups are shaping up.
On this week’s predictions we feature some of the big games from the European Championship qualifiers – teams are trying to reach the finals in Poland/Ukraine in 2012 – as well as some games from the Asian qualifying section for the 2014 Brazil World Cup.
[print_link] | Subscribe: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly In this week’s roundup of the football news from around the world, we focus on Brazil – an amazing goalkeeper, a terrible haircut and claims of racism in a friendly match between the South American side and Scotland. You can listen to these and other […]