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Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2017 Liverpool v Manchester United - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 12:43:04 +0000

2017 Liverpool v Manchester United: This weekend sees one of the big rivalries in English football renewed: Liverpool v Manchester United.

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Football Language: To Sit Up Nicely - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:01:34 +0000

To sit up nicely is a footballing phrase used to describe the situation when the ball is in a good position to shoot.

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Languagecaster Predictions: Manchester Utd. v Liverpool - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:59:24 +0000

After the FA Cup and the League Cup games, it is back to regular weekend Premier League. The stand out tie is Manchester Utd. v Liverpool

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Learn English through Football Podcast: 2017 FA Cup 3rd Round - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 18:43:23 +0000

It’s FA Cup 3rd round weekend and so on this week’s show we will be taking a look at some of the big games. Maybe there will be a cup shock as a minnow defeats a favourite as form goes out the window? On this week’s show we feature three of the games from the […]

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Football Language: Bore draw - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 14:44:57 +0000

Bore draw: What's the meaning of the phrase 'bore draw' in football?

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2017 New Year Fixtures - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 12:48:56 +0000

More Premier League football! The fourth game of a busy Christmas/New Year period takes place on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of January. Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City will all hope to close the gap on leaders Chelsea before their London derby at Tottenham

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Football Language: Scorpion Kick - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 12:00:57 +0000

What's the meaning of 'scorpion kick' in football?

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Football Language: Makeshift - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 31 Dec 2016 01:37:12 +0000

The adjective makeshift is used to show that something is temporary, improvised, an emergency measure.

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Learn English through Football Podcast: 2017 New Year Fixtures - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 02:14:33 +0000

2017 New Year Fixtures: The festive football continues and with all the top six teams winning last time out, none of the title contenders...

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Football Language: Workmanlike performance - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 23:24:11 +0000

What is the meaning of 'Workmanlike performance' in football?

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Football Language: Close the gap at the top - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 10:11:55 +0000

Close the gap at the top: What's the meaning of the phrase 'to close the gap at the top' in football?

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Football Language: 110% - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 23:19:25 +0000

What is the meaning of 110% in football?

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2016 Christmas Fixtures - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:18:12 +0000

The traditional Christmas fixture list takes place next week with all Premier League teams playing twice over the festive season.

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Languagecaster Predictions: Manchester City vs Arsenal and Everton vs Liverpool - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:34:44 +0000

There are lots and lots of games during the month of December and this weekend sees a host of big games including the Merseyside derby on Monday night, a south-coast derby on Sunday between Bournemouth and Southampton and a huge game taking place on Saturday between Manchester City and Arsenal.

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Football Language: Bomb forward - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:02:38 +0000

What is the meaning of the phrases 'to bomb forward' or 'to bomb on' in football?

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Football Language: Kill off the game - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:18:19 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'kill off the game' in football?

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2016-17: Everton vs Arsenal - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 11 Dec 2016 23:47:28 +0000

The Premier League has a full set of fixtures over Tuesday and Wednesday this week with Everton vs Arsenal on Tuesday one of the big games taking place.

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Football Language: To get on the end of - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:59:15 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'To get on the end of' when used in football?

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Football Language: Dead rubber - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:38:50 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'dead rubber' in football?

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Football Language: One for the cameras - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:33:56 +0000

One for the cameras: The meaning of the cliche 'one for the cameras' is when a keeper...

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2016-17: Man U v Spurs - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 03:36:25 +0000

Man U v Spurs is the stand out clash of this weekend's Premier League fixtures. Tottenham visit Old Trafford after finding some form in their last few games, while Manchester United are still struggling at home.

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Football Language: Ball watching - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:15:35 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'to be caught ball watching'?

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: Man City v Chelsea - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 01:22:31 +0000

It's a great week of football this week! The big game in the Premier League is Man City v Chelsea, third versus first, Pep vs Conte,

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Football Language: To make a statement - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:02:08 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'to make a statement' in football?

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Football Language: To sit out - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:54:38 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'to sit out'?

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2016-17 Manchester City vs Chelsea - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:56:43 +0000

It's a top of the table clash this weekend in the Premier League as leaders Chelsea go to title favourites Manchester City.

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: Chelsea v Spurs - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 03:25:55 +0000

This weekend sees our 15th podcast of the season and we look at one of the big London derbies of the season: Chelsea v Spurs. We also take a look at some language from football world, and feature three of the big games from the Premier League in our predictions battle – Chelsea v Spurs, […]

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Languagecaster Predictions: Chelsea v Spurs - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:43:23 +0000

Languagecaster Predictions: 2016-17 Premier League – Chelsea v Spurs  

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: Man Utd vs Arsenal - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 14:40:26 +0000

This weekend sees our 14th podcast of the season and we look at one of the big grudge matches of the season: Mourinho versus Wenger. We also take a look at some language from the football world last week including the phrases ‘to sweat on‘ and ‘to wallop‘ and feature some of the big games […]

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Football Language: To sweat on - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 19:26:38 +0000

Sweat on: This week we read in the newspapers that Liverpool were sweating on the fitness of their star forward Felipe Coutinho

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Football Language: Walloped - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:46:29 +0000

The verb 'to wallop' means to hit or beat someone or something but in football it has the meaning of heavily defeating another team.

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2016-17 Premier League – Man Utd v Arsenal - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 22:53:36 +0000

Languagecaster Predictions: 2016-17 Premier League - Man Utd v Arsenal - The big game in the Premier League takes place at Old Trafford...

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Football Language: (A) Glancing header - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 22:32:06 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'Glancing header'?

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: WC Qualifiers 2016 - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 12 Nov 2016 12:38:31 +0000

Welcome everyone to the football podcast for learners of English. On this week’s show we’ll be looking back at some of the big football news from the past week and of course looking at the World Cup qualifiers. We also have some new football language to explain, including ‘glancing header‘, we also have a quiz question […]

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Football Language: Turn the game on its head - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 11:16:24 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'Turn the game on its head'?

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Languagecaster Predictions: Premier League 2016-17 – The North London Derby - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:20:27 +0000

This weekend sees the first North London derby taking place between Arsenal and Tottenham.

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