injury crisisThis week introduces the English for football phrase ‘injury crisis’. 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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Injury Crisis

This week we look at the phrase ‘injury crisis‘ which is used when a team has many of its players unable to play due to injuries. So, for example, if more than three starting members are ruled out of a game we can say that the club has an injury crisis. In this week’s World Cup qualifying matches, England have four first-team players missing through injury meaning that they have an injury crisis ahead of their games against Moldova and the Ukraine.  An injury crisis.

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Football GlossaryEpisode 456