podcasts

40 Episodes
Subscribe

By: languagecaster.com

Welcome to all English language learners and teachers to languagecaster.com and its free football podcast. Every week a new football language show complete with vocabulary support for students who wish to improve their English language skills.

2022 World Cup Language Podcast Day 11: Peach of a Free Kick (Mexico vs Saudi Arabia)
Last Thursday at 5:31 PM

Today’s World Cup language podcast looks at the phrase, ‘a peach of a free kick‘ which was used to describe the second Mexican goal in their 2-1 victory over Saudi Arabia. You can read the transcript for this podcast below, while you can also check out our glossary of footballing phrases here and visit our […]

The post 2022 World Cup Language Podcast Day 11: Peach of a Free Kick (Mexico vs Saudi Arabia) appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


2022 World Cup Language Podcast Day 10: Side Footer – Senegal vs Ecuador
11/30/2022

Day 10 of the 2022 World Cup and the last games in Groups A and B. We look the phrase ‘side footer’ and the game between Senegal and Ecuador. You can read the transcript for this podcast below, while you can also check out our glossary of footballing phrases here and visit our site to access […]

The post 2022 World Cup Language Podcast Day 10: Side Footer – Senegal vs Ecuador appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


2022 World Cup Language Podcast Day 9: Scoop – Cameroon vs Serbia
11/30/2022

Day 9 of the 2022 World Cup and Cameroon and Serbia had a cracker. We look at a football phrase from the game, ‘to scoop‘. You can read the transcript for this podcast below, while you can also check out our glossary of footballing phrases here and visit our site to access all our previous posts and […]

The post 2022 World Cup Language Podcast Day 9: Scoop – Cameroon vs Serbia appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


2022 World Cup Language Podcast Day 8: Inswinging Free Kick (Morocco vs Belgium)
11/29/2022

Today's World Cup language podcast looks at some language to describe a goal scored by Morocco against Belgium from an inswinging free kick.

The post 2022 World Cup Language Podcast Day 8: Inswinging Free Kick (Morocco vs Belgium) appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


2022 World Cup Language Podcast: Day 7 – Trademark Magic (Argentina v Mexico)
11/28/2022

This World Cup language podcast looks back at day 7 of the tournament and at the moment of magic from Leo Messi as he helped Argentina to an all-important 2-0 win over Mexico. We look at a description of the goal from a BBC report and explain the words: 'trademark magic'; 'keeps hopes alive' and 'tense encounter'.

The post 2022 World Cup Language Podcast: Day 7 – Trademark Magic (Argentina v Mexico) appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


2022 World Cup Language Podcast Day 6: The First Hurdle – Wales v Iran
11/27/2022

Day 6 of the 2022 World Cup and Wales lose 2-0 to Iran. We look at some language describing the result, including the phrase 'first hurdle'.

The post 2022 World Cup Language Podcast Day 6: The First Hurdle – Wales v Iran appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


2022 World Cup Language Podcast Day 5: Scissor Kick – Brazil v Serbia
11/27/2022

Day 5 of the 2022 World Cup and Brazil open their tournament with a win over Serbia and a wonder-goal from Richarlison. In this podcast we look at a description of his goal from an Eurosport report which used the word: ‘scissor kick‘. You can read the transcript for this podcast below, while you can […]

The post 2022 World Cup Language Podcast Day 5: Scissor Kick – Brazil v Serbia appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


2022 World Cup Language Podcast: Day 4 – Thumping Strike (Japan v Germany)
11/24/2022

Thumping Strike: Day 4 of World Cup 2022 and explain the language describing the Japanese goal including the words, 'tight angle'; 'thumping'

The post 2022 World Cup Language Podcast: Day 4 – Thumping Strike (Japan v Germany) appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


2022 World Cup Language – Day 3: Saudi Arabia Stun Argentina
11/23/2022

Day 3 of the World Cup and we've seen one of the biggest shocks in World Cup history as Saudi Arabia came from behind to defeat Argentina...

The post 2022 World Cup Language – Day 3: Saudi Arabia Stun Argentina appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


2022 World Cup Language: Game of Two Halves (Wales 1-1 USA)
11/22/2022

Day 2 of the World Cup saw three matches being played: one from Group A and the other two from Group B, including Wales against The USA and it is this game that we feature in today’s football language podcast. We explain the classic football cliche, ‘a game of two halves‘. You can read the […]

The post 2022 World Cup Language: Game of Two Halves (Wales 1-1 USA) appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learning English Through Football Podcast: 2022 World Cup Preview: Groups E-H
11/21/2022

On this football language podcast for learners of English, we preview four of the groups from the 2022 World Cup: Groups E-H. Check out the preview for E-H here. You can read the transcript for this podcast below, there is also a worksheet, while you can also check out our glossary of footballing phrases here […]

The post Learning English Through Football Podcast: 2022 World Cup Preview: Groups E-H appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learning English Through Football Podcast: 2022 World Cup Preview: Groups A-D
11/19/2022

On this football language podcast for learners of English, we preview four of the groups from the 2022 World Cup: Groups A-D

The post Learning English Through Football Podcast: 2022 World Cup Preview: Groups A-D appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Football Language Podcast: 1986 World Cup Quarter final – France vs Brazil [From the Archives]
11/14/2022

1986 World Cup Quarter final: France vs Brazil In this podcast we look back at one of the greatest matches in World Cup history...

The post Football Language Podcast: 1986 World Cup Quarter final – France vs Brazil [From the Archives] appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Football Language Podcast: World Cup 2022 Fitness Concerns
11/10/2022

Fitness Concerns: On this football language podcast, we look ahead to the 2022 World Cup and at some of the players who may miss out...

The post Football Language Podcast: World Cup 2022 Fitness Concerns appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Football Language Podcast: 2022 World Cup Predictions – Mexico Fan
11/07/2022

2022 World Cup Mexican Fan: On this football language podcast we hear more predictions for the 2022 World Cup; this time from a Mexican fan...

The post Football Language Podcast: 2022 World Cup Predictions – Mexico Fan appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Football Language Podcast: 2022 World Cup Predictions – Wales and Ecuador Fans
11/01/2022

Football Language Podcast: 2022 World Cup Predictions - Wales and Ecuador Fans: We hear from three fans and their predictions for the 2022 World Cup winners, flops, dark horses and Golden Boot

The post Football Language Podcast: 2022 World Cup Predictions – Wales and Ecuador Fans appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Football Language Podcast: Women’s [2023] World Cup Play-off – Scotland v Ireland
10/16/2022

On this football language podcast for learners of English we look at some of the language to describe the winning Irish goal in the 2023 World Cup play-off match against Scotland.

The post Football Language Podcast: Women’s [2023] World Cup Play-off – Scotland v Ireland appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: Season 2022-23: Rooted to the Spot
10/12/2022

This football language podcast for learners of English, looks at the phrase ‘rooted to the spot’ and other language related to it. You can read the transcript for this podcast below, and you can also access our huge glossary of footballing phrases here and visit our site to access all our previous posts and podcasts. […]

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: Season 2022-23: Rooted to the Spot appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learning English Through Football Podcast: Top Corner – Arsenal v Tottenham (2022-23)
10/01/2022

On this football language podcast for learners of English we look at the phrase 'top corner' after Arsenal's opening goal in the North...

The post Learning English Through Football Podcast: Top Corner – Arsenal v Tottenham (2022-23) appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: Season 2022-23: (to) Cough Up
09/28/2022

This football language podcast for learners of English, looks at some football language related to goalkeeping, including ‘to cough up’. We’ll discuss some of the football phrases connected to some action in the England vs Germany Nations League match. You can read the transcript for this podcast below, and you can also access our huge […]

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: Season 2022-23: (to) Cough Up appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Football Language Podcast: World Cup 1982 Brazil vs Italy [From the Archive]
09/26/2022

English Through Football Podcast - World Cup 1982 Brazil vs Italy: In this podcast we continue with our reviews of some of the great World Cup matches by looking at the 1982 second round Group C match between Brazil and Italy. This is another game from the #WorldCupAtHome series from FIFA.com in which we review some of the words and phrases used to describe this wonderful match, while we also go over what happened in the rest of the 1982 competition from Spain.

The post Football Language Podcast: World Cup 1982 Brazil vs Italy [From the Archive] appeared first on...


Football Language Podcast: Son Heung-min’s Return to Goalscoring (2022-23)
09/24/2022

Football Language: Son Heung-min's Return to Goalscoring (2022-23): We look at some language describing Son Heung-min's return to goalscoring

The post Football Language Podcast: Son Heung-min’s Return to Goalscoring (2022-23) appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Main Listening Report: Ronaldo – O Fenômeno [From the archives]
09/21/2022

This week saw the retirement of one of the greatest strikers of this generation, O Fenômeno, Ronaldo.

The post Main Listening Report: Ronaldo – O Fenômeno [From the archives] appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Football Language Podcast: Bring Down an Opponent – WSL 2022 Liverpool v Chelsea
09/21/2022

On this football language podcast for learners of English we look at the phrase ‘Bring down an opponent‘ which was used to describe the winning goal in the WSL opening match between Chelsea and Liverpool. You can read the transcript for this podcast below, while you can also check out our glossary of footballing phrases […]

The post Football Language Podcast: Bring Down an Opponent – WSL 2022 Liverpool v Chelsea appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: Shock Defeats – 2022-23 Champions League
09/11/2022

On this football language podcast we look back at some of the shock defeats from the first group matches in this season's Champions League.

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: Shock Defeats – 2022-23 Champions League appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022-23 Champions League Preview
09/06/2022

2022-23 Champions League Preview: On this football language podcast we look ahead to this season's Champions League by...

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022-23 Champions League Preview appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: Touchline Ban – Chelsea v Tottenham 2022-23 Season
08/22/2022

On this football language podcast we look at some of the phrases from the recent Chelsea vs Tottenham match: 'touchline ban'; 'needle'...

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: Touchline Ban – Chelsea v Tottenham 2022-23 Season appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022-23 Season – Play Off The Park
08/14/2022

On this football language podcast for learners of English, we spotlight one of the Premier League games from the weekend and the phrase 'play off the park'.

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022-23 Season – Play Off The Park appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022 Women’s Euro Final
08/05/2022

On this football language podcast for learners of English we look at some of the language from the 2022 Women's Euros final match beween hosts England and Germany

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022 Women’s Euro Final appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022-23 Season: Curtain Raiser
07/31/2022

On this football language podcast for learners of English, we kick off the 2022-23 season by looking some language from the curtain raiser in England – The Community Shield. We’ll discuss some of the football phrases connected with this clash between Manchester City, the reigning Champions and Liverpool, the FA Cup holders.  You can read […]

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022-23 Season: Curtain Raiser appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022 Women’s Euros – Germany v France: Fire Past
07/28/2022

On this football language podcast for learners of English, we look at some of the words and phrases from the 2022 Women’s Euros semi finals match between Germany and France. We look at some football phrases used  in a Guardian report on the game, including: ‘Fire past’, ‘set up’ and ‘double’.  You can read the transcript for […]

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022 Women’s Euros – Germany v France: Fire Past appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022 Women’s Euros – France v Netherlands
07/25/2022

On this football language podcast for learners of English, we look at some of the words and phrases from the 2022 Women’s Euros quarter-final match beween France and the holders the Netherlands. We look at three phrases used  in a BBC report on the game: ‘break the deadlock‘; ‘from the spot‘ and ‘set up a […]

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022 Women’s Euros – France v Netherlands appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022 Women’s Euros – England v Spain
07/21/2022

2022 Women's Euros: we look at some of the words and phrases from the first of the four quarter-finals beween England and Spain and...

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022 Women’s Euros – England v Spain appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022 World Cup Qualifier Wales Edge Ukraine
06/07/2022

In this football language podcast, we use a BBC report to discuss the phrases, 'against the run of play'; 'to edge'; 'to fall short' and...

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2022 World Cup Qualifier Wales Edge Ukraine appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: Finalissima – Argentina vs Italy
06/02/2022

In this latest football language podcast for learners of English, we look at some of the words and phrases from the recent Finalissima game between South American champions Argentina and European champions Italy at Wembley and in particular we look at the phrases ‘pull the strings‘; ‘turn provider‘ and ‘round off the win‘. You can […]

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: Finalissima – Argentina vs Italy appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Horse Racing & Football – Football Language Podcast – 2021-22 Season
05/25/2022

On this week's football language podcast, we discuss some phrases from the sport of horse racing and how they are used in football, too.

The post Horse Racing & Football – Football Language Podcast – 2021-22 Season appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Language Podcast: Vocabulary – Playing the Game
05/21/2022

Vocabulary of playing the game: In this post we take a look at some of the words and phrases that players might use while playing a match...

The post Learn English Through Football Language Podcast: Vocabulary – Playing the Game appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learning English Through Football Podcast: Lift The Trophy – 2022 FA Cup Finals
05/18/2022

Lift the trophy: We look back at some language from the two FA Cup finals that took place in England over the weekend: The men's final...

The post Learning English Through Football Podcast: Lift The Trophy – 2022 FA Cup Finals appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learning English Through Football Podcast: FA Cup Learning Resources
05/14/2022

FA Cup Learning Resources: In this football language podcast we look back at some of our previous podcasts and posts on the FA Cup.

The post Learning English Through Football Podcast: FA Cup Learning Resources appeared first on Learn English Through Football.


Learn English Through Football Podcast: Tottenham 3-0 Arsenal May 2022
05/13/2022

In this football language podcast for learners of English, we look at some of the words and phrases from the recent North London derby between Tottenham and Arsenal from a report from the Guardian newspaper and in particular how they described the three Spurs goals, including the words, 'flicked header'; 'converted penalty';  'assured finish' and 'stooping header'.

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: Tottenham 3-0 Arsenal May 2022 appeared first on Learn English Through Football.