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2017 Europa League Final Quiz - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 23 May 2017 22:46:02 +0000

2017 Europa League Final Quiz: The 2017 Europa League Final takes place this week with Ajax taking on Manchester United. How much do you know about this competition? Try our quiz below and find out!

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2016-17 Last Day of the Season - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 21 May 2017 11:28:11 +0000

2016-17 Last day of the Season: We take a look at some of the big games taking place this Sunday - with Champions League places up for grabs.

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Football Language Quiz: The Language of Football Passes - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 21 May 2017 08:16:48 +0000

Quiz: The Language of Football Passes

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Football Language: To Nick a goal - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 20 May 2017 23:47:10 +0000

Nick a goal: What's the meaning of the phrase 'to nick a goal'?

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Football Language: (a) No-Look Pass - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 20 May 2017 01:00:09 +0000

No-look pass: What's the meaning of a 'no-look pass' in football?

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Languagecaster Predictions: The Last Sunday! 2017 - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 19 May 2017 09:36:06 +0000

How to play You will need to register or log in with your email – remember it is free to play. Click on the latest weekly predictions post to find each week’s games – click here. Or you can submit your predictions here. Fill in your predictions and click save – remember that you can […]

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Learn English through Football Podcast: 2017 Women’s FA Cup - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 16 May 2017 22:16:13 +0000

Two more weekends of the Premier League to go and there is still much to play for at the top and the bottom of the tables. But that’s in the men’s game; the women have also been busy with a spring series and the Women’s FA Cup in England and we’ll be looking at that game too […]

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Football Language: (to) Go Through (Someone) - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 12 May 2017 23:13:16 +0000

In this post, we look at the phrase ‘(to) Go Through (Someone)’; what does it mean and when when do we use it? Find out 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 […]

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2017 Tottenham v Man United - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 08 May 2017 07:55:23 +0000

2017 Tottenham v Manchester United: This week's big game is London side Tottenham hosting Manchester United - who do you predict will win?

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Learn English through Football Podcast: The Top Four Race - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 07 May 2017 00:51:47 +0000

In this week's show we focus on the race for the top four spots in the Premier league. These places secure a berth in the Champions League.

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Football Language: (to) Look over Their Shoulder - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 04 May 2017 22:14:58 +0000

What is the meaning of the phrase 'Look over Their Shoulder' in football and when do we use it?

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Football Language: To Pip at the Post - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 04 May 2017 03:49:45 +0000

This phrase, to pip at the post, means to beat someone at the end of the race. The phrase is probably from horse racing

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Languagecaster Predications: Arsenal v Manchester United - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 04 May 2017 00:23:12 +0000

Arsenal v Manchester United: This weekend is Arsenal's last chance to compete for a top four finish if they beat Man United.

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Football Language: On the road - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:45:25 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'on the road' in football?

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Football Language: Snapshot - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:10:11 +0000

Snapshot: What's the meaning of the phrase 'snapshot' in football?

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2017 North London Derby - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:42:51 +0000

2017 North London Derby: Which team will win the final North London Derby at White Hart Lane, Tottenham or Arsenal?

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Languagecaster Football Podcast: 2017 Manchester Derby - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:34:14 +0000

2017 Manchester Derby: A huge week of football with derbies in London, Manchester and Glasgow as well as el clasico on this week's podcast.

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Football Language: To bow out - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:44:33 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'to bow out of' in football?

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2017 Man City v Man United - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:26:33 +0000

2017 Man City v Man United: This week sees a hectic fixture list with the Manchester derby being the stand out tie.

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Football Language: On the beach - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:09:03 +0000

As we enter the business end of the football season in Europe, you may hear the expression, 'They are already on the beach'.

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: Dortmund - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 10:30:37 +0000

This week saw Champions League and Europa League quarter-final first legs, but these were overshadowed by the attack on the Dortmund team bus. This news will feature on our review section this week. We also have predictions, with games involving Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham, your posts, football language from the week and of course […]

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Football Language: Sweet left foot - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 07:27:12 +0000

What is the meaning of the phrase 'sweet left foot' in football?

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Football Language: Sky the ball - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 21:20:28 +0000

What is the meaning of the phrase 'Sky the ball' in football?

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Football Cliche: Turn on a sixpence - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:33:49 +0000

To turn on a sixpence: This cliche is used to describe a move when a player wants to escape from another player.

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2017 Man Utd vs Chelsea - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:21:31 +0000

2017 Man Utd vs Chelsea: There are only 7 games to go in the Premier League and it looks like it's Chelsea's title to lose...

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Languagecaster Predictions: Middlesbrough vs Burnley - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:20:10 +0000

Some big games in this week's predictions battle including Middlesbrough vs Burnley and Bournemouth against Chelsea.

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Football Language: Joint bid - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:13:12 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'joint bid' in football?

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Football Language: Slide rule pass - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:52:44 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'slide rule pass' in football?

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Football Language: Video Assistant Referee (VAR) - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:01:19 +0000

Video Assistant Referee (VAR): What's the meaning of the phrase 'VAR' in football?

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Languagecaster Predictions: Merseyside Derby - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:55:39 +0000

This weekend is the Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Everton, with the Reds looking to do the double over their rivals.

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: Nasty Challenge - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:34:30 +0000

World Cup 2018 qualifiers are being held across the globe; A nasty tackle features in our good, bad and ugly section.

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Football Language: Not that kind of player - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:37:04 +0000

Not that type of player: What's the meaning of this football cliche?

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Football Language: (a) Daisy Cutter - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:15:10 +0000

Football Language: Daisy Cutter The phrase daisy cutter is not heard as often in the modern game as it used to be, but is a wonderful way to describe a particular kind of shot. First of all, a daisy is a flower that often grows on patches of grass. Its flower rises just above the top […]

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Football Language: Big ask - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 12:28:37 +0000

A big ask: What's the meaning of the phrase ' a big ask' in football?

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Football Language: Out the Blocks - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 08:23:38 +0000

Football Language: Out the blocks This football phrase is originally connected with athletics and sprinting. The blocks in the phrase refer to the starting blocks that sprinters use to get a fast start. If you are out of the blocks quickly in football it means that you start well, on the front foot. It implies that the […]

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Languagecaster Predictions: Man City v Liverpool - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:48:51 +0000

Man City v Liverpool: This week we feature a big game from Manchester

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: Hull v Swansea - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 11 Mar 2017 07:28:28 +0000

Hull v Swansea features in our predictions spotlight at the end of the show. We also try to guess the results of Bournemouth v West Ham and Liverpool v Burnley. To start, however, we review some of the football stories from this week. We will then introduce some football language including ‘retrospective action’ and ‘long […]

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