fergeThis week’s English for football phrase is the expression ‘to cut inside‘. You can understand more about this phrase by reading the transcript below. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football glossary here. This post also features in our podcast show, along with a main report and our weekly predictions.
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To Cut Inside

The phrase ‘to cut inside‘ describes a move by a player on the pitch. A player with the ball on the wing, that is the side of the pitch, runs at the opposition with the ball. Then they change direction and head towards the opposing side’s penalty box – they move inside. The use of the word ‘cut‘ adds a feeling of a sharp turn, or a quick move. Sometmies a manager likes to play a left footed player on the right wing, and visa versa, so that they can cut inside and shoot with their stronger foot. The downside to this is that they do not cross the ball from the wing often.

To cut inside.

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