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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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Football Language: (a) Soft Goal - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:24:59 +0000

This phrase is used to describe the situation when a team gives their opponent an easy goal.

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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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