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Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2017 West Ham vs Tottenham - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 09:25:37 +0000

This week in the Premier League sees another London derby this time West Ham hosting rivals Tottenham at the London Stadium on Saturday morning. We look ahead to that game in our weekly predictions section of the show along with Liverpool's trip to Leicester and leaders Manchester City hosting bottom side Crystal Palace. We also look at some of the good, the bad and the ugly stories from the week including the sacking of the England Women's manager Mark Sampson, while we also explain some new English for football phrases and answer some of your posts. For those who wish to practise their English, there is a transcript...

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Football Language: To blow a lead - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:26:32 +0000

Football Language: To blow a lead - Much like the phrase 'to blow a chance' which means to miss an easy chance, to blow a lead is to lose...

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Football Language: (to) Flatter to Deceive - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:23:24 +0000

This post’s English for football phrase is the term to ‘Flatter to Deceive’. 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 here. Flatter to Deceive To flatter someone is to tell […]

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 6 – Hammers v Spurs - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 02:01:33 +0000

Top Four 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. Fill in your predictions and click save – remember that you can change your scores right up […]

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2017-18 Blues v Gunners - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:45:10 +0000

Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2017-18 Blues v Gunners: The Champions League and Europa League group stages have kicked off, club football is in full swing in Europe, while in Asia the Asian Champions League reaches the semi-final stage. We look at stories from those competitions on this week's podcast, bring you some English for football phrases...

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Football Language: To bury the ball in the back of the net - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:29:06 +0000

To bury the ball in the back of the net: There are many ways to describe a goal in football and here is another phrase...

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Football Language: To bully an opponent - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:44:33 +0000

To bully an opponent: To bully an opponent: When one player is stronger than another one

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 5 – Chelsea vs Arsenal - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:40:11 +0000

Languagecaster Predictions: Week 5 - Chelsea vs Arsenal

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: Pep v Klopp - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 04:43:38 +0000

Club football returns after the World Cup qualifiers and it's Pep v Klopp as Man City host Liverpool in the Premier League.

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Football Language: (to) Go Toe to Toe with - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 09:14:15 +0000

Toe to Toe - another footballing phrase borrowed from the sport of boxing. this post explains what it means and when to use it.

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Football Language: (to) Bomb on - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:10:18 +0000

What does the verb phrase 'to bomb on' mean? This post explains this common footballing phrase used especially with full backs.

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Languagecaster Predictions: Premier League – Week 4 - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 09:32:31 +0000

Top Four 1. Learn English through Football 20 2. Johnny Magicboots 19 3. HP Sauce 18 4. Alexrr 16 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. […]

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Learning Football Through English: International Break - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 09:24:33 +0000

It’s international break and World Cup qualifiers this week. The season has only just started in most of Europe but September brings international matches. The whole world looks towards the World Cup in Russia in 2018, hoping their country will make it to the finals. The transfer window has also closed this week in Europe […]

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Football Language: (a) High Line - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 03:18:15 +0000

What does the phrase 'high line' mean in football. The phrase refers to a style of play which pushes the defenders high up the pitch.

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Football Language: (to) Spring the Offside Trap - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 00:21:02 +0000

This post explains how the phrase  ‘to spring the offside trap’. 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 here. Spring the Offside Trap The offside trap refers to the […]

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Learning English Through Football Podcast: 2017-18 – CL Groups - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 10:18:12 +0000

On this week's show Damon and Damian discuss some of the news related to the Champions League (CL) groups, which were announced last Thursday. There are also some football phrases discussed, related to penalties and the awarding of yellow and red cards - harsh and clear cut. The show finishes with a look at three of the big games in the Premier League in week 3 of the season.

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Languagecaster Predictions: Premier League – Week 3 - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:21:36 +0000

Week 3 of the PL season and Damon & Damian will give their predictions for 3 big games on this week's podcast, including Liverpool v Arsenal

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Football Language: Clear Cut - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:53:09 +0000

What does clear cut mean? When a penalty is awarded fans and pundits talk about the decision, and this phrase is used in this situation.

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Football Language: Harsh - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 06:27:43 +0000

This post explains how the word  'harsh' is used in football. It is often used when talking about when yellow or red cards are given.

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Learning English Through Football Podcast: 2017-18: Tottenham vs Chelsea - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 09:27:46 +0000

2017-18 Tottenham vs Chelsea: This week both Damon and Damian are in London and they recorded this week's show from a rainy London cafe - complete with background noise! It's Week 2 of the Premier League season and on today's show we look back at some of the big football news from the week featuring Liverpool and Ronaldo and look ahead to some of the games taking place this weekend including a big London derby between Tottenham and Chelsea.

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Football Language: Spot-kick - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:48:21 +0000

A spot kick is another way of saying a penalty.

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Football Language: (To) Down Tools - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:13:16 +0000

This post explains the phrase 'to down tools' - which can be heard often during the transfer window when a player is unhappy.

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Football Language: Hand in a transfer request - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 19:40:20 +0000

Hand in a transfer request: What's the meaning of the phrase 'Hand in a transfer request'?

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Football Language: Financial Fair Play - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 11:42:42 +0000

This post explains Financial Fair Playthe phrase 'Financial Fair Play' - which has been in the news recetly

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Football Language: Lionesses - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 09:57:27 +0000

This post explains lionessesthe football phrase 'Lionesses' - a nickname for the England ladies football team.

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Football Language: (to) fancy - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 06:37:17 +0000

This short post explains the football phrase 'to fancy' which is often used to talk about predictions.

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Football Language: Sign on a permanent deal - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 15:12:26 +0000

This post explains the football phrase ‘Sign on a permanent deal’ which is often used when describing a transfer. 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 here. Sign […]

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Football Language: Table a bid - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 23:04:19 +0000

This post explains Table a bidthe football phrase 'table a bid' which is often used when describing a transfer.

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Football Language: Down to ten men - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 21:43:22 +0000

This post explains the football phrase 'Down to ten men' which is often used when a player has been injured or sent off.

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Football Language: Runners-up - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 19:10:01 +0000

Runners-up: What's the meaning of this phrase in football?

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Learn English Through Football: Champions League Final 2017 - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:43:23 +0000

Champions League Final 2017: The European football season reaches its climax with the Champions League Final between Juventus and Real Madrid...

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Football Language: Lead the line - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 06:48:34 +0000

This post explains lead the linethe football phrase 'lead the line'which is used to describe a type of forward play.

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2017 Champions League Predictions - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 13:30:18 +0000

2017 Champions League Predictions: Can Real Madrid win their 12th European Cup/Champions League title this weekend? Can they retain the title they won last year?

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Football Language: BBC - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 11:27:36 +0000

This post explains the phrase 'BBC' which may be used quite a lot in tonight's Champions League final. What does it mean and...

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Football Cliche: Goals change games - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 04:51:52 +0000

This cliche, goals change games, is up there with it's a game of two halves and it's not over until the final whistle.

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Football Language: Deadlock - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 29 May 2017 22:30:34 +0000

This post explains deadlock the word 'deadlock'. What does this noun mean and when do we use it in football?

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Football Language: Play-off final - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 29 May 2017 13:05:15 +0000

Play-off final: This post explains the word 'Play-off final'. What does it mean and when when do we use it in football?

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