With the recent sacking of Manchester United boss David Moyes we take a look at some of the words and phrases used when a manager loses his or her job.
Sneak a win: to get something without fully deserving it, to obtain something in a sneaky way. A team can sneak a win or sneak a point or a draw.
Today the languagecaster team is explaining the headline ‘Gomez at the double for Germany’ which is from the ESPN website.
Euro 2012 begins next week and languagecaster is going to be posting regular quizzes to help you understand the tournament a little better. The first quiz asks you about some of the key phrases associated wiith the build-up to the tournament.
Who was running around like a ‘headless chicken’ last weekend – Check out languagecaster’s English for football phrase to find out.
In this week’s review section, we look back at stories from the big Manchester derby and the fallout from the racism row with England captain John Terry and QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.
Languagecaster Football Phrase of the Week: To Play a Blinder
Every week during the 2010-11 season, the languagecaster team explain a football phrase or cliché for learners of English who love the sport. This week is the phrase ‘On aggregate’
[print_link] | Subscribe: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Congratulations to Inter Milan for becoming the world’s best team although after yet another fantastic performance I doubt many in Catalonia would agree with that. Man City and Tevez are in the news again while the football world actually felt sorry for Big Sam! You […]
This week’s English for football phrase is nothing to do with winning, losing or tactics but instead is all about a piece of sports clothing known as the snood.
World Cup Phrase of the Day: A Howler!
[print_link] | Subscribe: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Bayern exact some revenge, Lyon win all-French affair, Portsmouth suffer again and Boca Juniors continue to struggle. These and many other stories all feature in this week’s the good, the bad and the ugly section from our weekly podcast. Vocabulary support can be found for […]
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This week languagecaster.com introduces the football phrase ‘squeaky-bum time’