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Football Language Podcast: 2018 Liverpool vs Manchester City - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 22:01:46 +0000

2018 Liverpool vs Manchester City: This week's football-language podcast looks ahead to the big game between Liverpool and leaders Manchester City, we also explain some new football language and we have another football quiz.

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Football Language: Dismissal - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 14:01:02 +0000

Dismissal: What's the meaning of the noun 'dismissal' in football?

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Football Language: Natural Goalscorer - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:06:51 +0000

Natural Goalscorer: What's the meaning of the term goalscorer in football?

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Languegcaster Predictions: Week 23 – Liverpool v Manchester City - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 19:02:46 +0000

In week 23 of the Premier League the fixture between Liverpool and Manchester City stands out. The run away leaders travel to Anfield

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Football Language Podcast: 2018 FA Cup 3rd Round - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 01:58:56 +0000

2018 FA Cup 3rd Round: This week's podcast looks ahead to the FA Cup 3rd round and also looks back at some of the highs and lows for our teams in 2017. We also explain some new football language and have a quiz and some predictions.

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Football Language: Fixture pile up - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 10:15:13 +0000

A fixture pile-up: A fixture pile-up involves the accumulation or build up of a lot of matches...

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 22 – New Year - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 00:00:06 +0000

It’s 2018 and the New Year fixtures in the Premier League. There’s a south coast clash with Brighton and Hove Albion taking on Bournemouth, and a Merseyside vs Manchester match as Everton host Manchester United. Two days later sees a big London derby with north London side Arsenal versus west London club, Chelsea. Join in […]

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 21 - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 23:57:05 +0000

Week 21 in the Premier League fixtures sees nine games taking place. All the bottom three clubs face tricky games;: Bournemouth host Everton, West Bromwich Albion face Arsenal at the Hawthorns, and bottom of the table Swansea go to mid table Watford. All three teams desperately need points. Join in the predictions battle (see below) […]

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Languagecaster Predictions: Boxing Day Fixtures - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 23:36:43 +0000

It’s Boxing Day in a few days, which is traditionally a festival pf football over the Christmas period in the UK. Eight of the ten Premier League games will kick off on the afternoon of the 26th and will be enjoyed by thousands of fans enjoying the holiday season. Matches to look out for are […]

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Football Language: False number 9 - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 12:48:11 +0000

False number 9: What is the meaning of the phrase 'False number 9' in football?

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Languagecaster Predictions: Arsenal vs Liverpool - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 09:23:04 +0000

Arsenal vs Liverpool could be a cracking game and we’ll be discussing it in our weekly podcast. Other games int he Premier League to look out for include a tricky away tie for Tottenham at Burnley. Tottenham have dropped off the pace recently and this will be a chance to get back on track. Another […]

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Football Language: Quick feet - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:05:29 +0000

Quick feet: What's the meaning of the phrase 'Quick feet' in football?

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Football Language Podcast: Manchester City v Tottenham - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 01:03:44 +0000

It's week 18 in the Premier League and the big game is The Citizens v The Lilywhites: Manchester City v Tottenham.

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Football Language: Shut up shop - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 06:39:15 +0000

To shut up shop is a phrase used to describe a situation when a team wants to protect its position in a game.

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Languagecaster Predictions: Week 18 – Manchester City v Tottenham - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:00:03 +0000

Manchester City v Tottenham is the big game this weekend in the Premier League. They have now won 16 and drawn only one of their 17 games

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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 look back 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 […]

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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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