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Football Language: To be drawn against - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:24:47 +0000

To be drawn against: What is the meaning of the phrase 'To be drawn against' in football? When is it used?

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 17 – West Ham vs Arsenal - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:02:41 +0000

Week 17 - West Ham vs Arsenal: After West Ham's famous victory over Chelsea at the weekend they will be looking to defeat another London...

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Football Language Podcast: Merseyside and Manchester Derbies - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:58:22 +0000

Lots of big Premier League games taking place this weekend with three huge derbies in London, Liverpool and Manchester. We lookback at those games in our weekly predictions competition and also explain some new words and phrases from the week in football. There is also a quiz and for those who wish to practise their […]

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Football Language: Shoulder barge (charge) - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:43 +0000

You can use this phrase, shoulder barge, as a verb or a noun. A barge is a very strong push. It is done with the purpose of deliberately pushing someone

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Football Language: Head-to-head record - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 20:04:24 +0000

Football Language - Head-to-head record: What's the meaning of this phrase? When do we use it?

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 16 – Derbies! - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:43:24 +0000

This week sees some big derbies in the Premier League. The Merseyside derby, with Liverpool hosting Everton at Anfield and a crunch game at the top between the two Manchester sides

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Football Language Podcast: 2018 World Cup Draw and Gunners v Red Devils - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 09:27:57 +0000

The Gunners v Red Devils is the big match this weekend; that's Arsenal v Manchester United. This game features in our predictions section.

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Football Language: To face - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 11:18:30 +0000

To face: What's the meaning of this verb in football? The verb to face someone or something really means to challenge or to go against.

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Football Language: Niggle / Niggling - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:22:15 +0000

Niggle can be used as a verb, adjective, or a countable noun, a niggle. However, in football it is most often used as an adjective

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 15 – Arsenal v Man United - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:31:14 +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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Football Cliches: A Cold Night at Stoke - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:56:58 +0000

This post explains the football cliche 'Away at a Cold Night at Stoke', a cliche specifically about English football.

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 14 – Brighton v Palace - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 22:23:44 +0000

Brighton v Palace, a massive derby, takes place in the mid-week fixtures. There is no love lost between these two sides.

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Football Language Podcast: Chelsea go to Anfield - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 02:20:45 +0000

Chelsea are on their way to Anfield today and this podcast features that match and others in our weekly predictions section.

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Football Language: Put past - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 11:42:19 +0000

To put past an opponent: What's the meaning of the phrase to put five past an opponent?

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Football Language: (to) Stab Home - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 02:32:22 +0000

The phrase to stab home describes a type of goal. In this phrase, home refers to the goal and to stab describes a quick shot

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 13 – Liverpool v Chelsea - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:29:10 +0000

Liverpool v Chelsea is the big fixture in the Premier League this weekend. A win against the Blues would boost the Reds top 4 credentials

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Football Languagecaster Podcast: Gunners v Spurs - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 03:12:03 +0000

This weekend sees the Gunners take on Spurs; Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur in the North London Derby - a massive game for both teams.

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Football Language: Sit deep - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:51:20 +0000

To sit deep: What's the meaning of the phrase 'to sit deep' and when is it used in football?

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 12 – North London Derby - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:36:16 +0000

The Premier League is back with the North London Derby between Arsenal and Tottenham. It was 1-1 last year in this fixture.

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Football Language Podcast: 2017 November Internationals - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 05:34:51 +0000

It's November international time with friendlies and some huge World Cup qualifiers taking place around the world.

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Football Language: Beat a player - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 21:57:14 +0000

To beat a player: What's the meaning of the phrase 'to beat a player' and when is it used in football?

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Football Language: Return leg - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 13:35:42 +0000

Return leg: What's the meaning of the phrase 'return leg' and when is it used in football?

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Football Language Podcast: 2017-18 Chelsea vs Manchester United - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 13:44:57 +0000

This week’s Learn English Through Football Podcast starts off with the good, the bad and the ugly stories from the footballing world, then explains some football phrases, and finishes off with some predictions from the Premier League. This week, the focus is on the Chelsea vs Man United game. For those who wish to practise […]

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Football language: Out-and-out - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 02:47:28 +0000

Out-and-out functions as an adjective modifying a noun. So, you may hear phrases like, an out-and-out striker, and out-and-out defender.

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 11 – Conte v Mou - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 02:07:05 +0000

It's Conte v Mou this weekend. There is no love lost between Antonio Conte, the Chelsea boos and Jose Mourinho, the Man United manager

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

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 22:48:06 +0000

Man Utd v Spurs: Learn English Through Football Podcast brings you stories from the footballing world, football phrases, and predictions.

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Football Cliche: 2-0 is the most dangerous of leads - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 02:15:35 +0000

This post explains most dangerous of leads the football term '2-0 is the most dangerous of leads'.

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week-10: Man United v Tottenham - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 22:33:40 +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: Languagecaster Derby - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:36:08 +0000

This week on the Learn English Through Football Podcast, we review the footballing news from the week, introduce two new football-language phrases - a curler and queueing up, and we will be looking at some of the games in week 9 of the Premier league. These games include Liverpool's trip to Tottenham, the Languagecaster derby

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Football Language: (a) Curler - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:15:40 +0000

This post explains a word to describe a shot ‘a curler’. 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. Football Language: A Curler A curler is a shot that […]

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Football Language: Queueing Up - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:07:43 +0000

This post explains the football term ‘Queueing Up’. 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. Football Language: Queueing Up Many football phrases are taken from other sports. […]

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 9 – Merseyside v North London - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:46:05 +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: World Cup Qualifiers and Liverpool vs Man Utd - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 17:11:49 +0000

World Cup Qualifiers and Liverpool vs Man Utd: On this week's football-language podcast we look back at a wonderfully exciting set of World Cup qualifiers that took place over the past ten days. We also introduce two new football-language phrases connected to those World Cup qualifiers including 'results go your way'. We also look ahead to a new round of matches from the Premier League this weekend including the big game between Liverpool and Manchester United which of course will feature in our regular football predictions competition.

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 8 – The Reds vs The Red Devils - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 23:01:01 +0000

The Reds vs The Red Devils, Liverpool v Manchester United is the stand out fixture of week 8 in the Premier League.

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Football Language: Results go your way - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 12:59:34 +0000

Results go your way: When do we use the phrase 'Results go your way' in football?

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Football Language: Be Seeded - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 00:37:06 +0000

This post explains the football for English phrase ‘to be seeded’. 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. Football Language: To be seeded It’s World Cup qualifying […]

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2017 Chelsea v Man City - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 13:33:40 +0000

Chelsea v Man City: On this week's football-language podcast we take a look at some of the big games in the Premier League including Chelsea against Manchester City...

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Football Language: The perfect hat-trick - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 15:42:15 +0000

The perfect hat-trick: What do we mean when we use the football expression 'the perfect hat-trick'?

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Football Language: (a) Crisp Pass - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 06:22:55 +0000

In this post, we explain what the phrase a crisp pass means. 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. A Crisp Pass A crisp pass or crisp passing […]

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 7 – Man City v Chelsea - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 05:08:32 +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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