AssistLanguagecaster’s weekly football phrase this week is ‘hot seat’. You can find out more about this football phrase by reading the transcript below and listening to the audio file. 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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Weekly Football Phrase – Hot seat

This week’s football phrase is ‘Hot seat’ which is sometimes used to describe the position held by the manager at a football club. Now we use the term ‘hot’ as the role usually contains quite a lot of pressure – it is not really a comfortable seat at all. Recently, Manchester United fired their manager David Moyes after only ten months in the hot seat at Old Trafford and already speculation is rife about who will take over – who will be in the Manchester United hot seat?. Hot seat.

Find more football phrases by visiting our huge glossary page, where you can find hundreds of words, phrases and cliches connected to the world of football. If there is a phrase you need explaining send us a comment or email and we will try to explain it for you.

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