Weekly Football PhraseLanguagecaster’s weekly football phrase is the phrase ‘to be out (injured)’. 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 – To be out (injured)

Our Football Phrase for this week is to be out injured. This phrase is used when a player is not able to play for his/her team due to injury. The player is out of the team; is unavailable for selection. You will often hear this phrase shortened to ‘be out‘ when a player’s name is used, for example, ‘Rooney is out for the next game’. Currently Colombian star striker Falcao is out with a long-term injury though he hopes to return in time for the World Cup in June. To be out injured.

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