There are lots of people, verbs, and expressions connected to the world of football. It's really important to know your 'post and in' to your 'bar and in' to have a real indept conversation about the beautiful game. Find out more about the language of football here

Reading is a good way of boosting your vocabulary and great to show understanding of the language. Here you can read short articles about football and footballers and then talk about them with your mum, dad, teacher, or to yourself.  Here

Grammar can sometimes be difficult to understand, but it will help you to read about grammar in context you understand. That's why reading about important grammar points in a football context can really help. Let's make grammar understandable with football here 

Want to practise your English? Want to practise your English talking about football? Then come and find out more about my English lessons online using Skype and Zoom all about your favourite topic.....

English United - Uniting people through English & football 

English is no doubt the international language of the world, but football is too. Football unites people from all over the world no matter what your native language is. The goal is simple. To give those who lean English a chance to use their English to read, speak, and learn

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People & Positions

 

Goal keeper also know just as a keeper or goalie - A famous goal keeper is Gianluigi Buffon

Left back - A famous left back is Roberto Carlos

Right back - A famous right back is Dani Alves

Centre back also know as central defender  - A famous centre back is John Terry

Left/right wing also known as a winger or lefl/right-mid(field) - A famous winger is Arjen Robben 

Centre-mid also known as a central midfielder - A famous right winger is Frank Lampard

Defensive midfielder - A famous defensive midfielder is Patrick Vieira 

Player-maker - A famous play-maker is Cristano Ronaldo 

Striker- A famous striker is Alan Shearer 

the referee also known as the ref - A famous referee is Pierluigi Collina

The 4th official - the guy who helps the referee off the pitch

the linesman - the guy responsible for offsides and throwings 

the chairman - the owner of a football club

the board - a group of people who own small parts of a football club

the manager - the boss of the team

the assistant manager - the helper to the manager 

the captain - the manager of the players on the pitch

the physio - the guy who runs on to help when a player is in pain

the youth coach - the guy who is responsible for the young players at a club

the commentator - the guy on the TV and radio who tells us what's happening in a game

the fans - the people who who support a team

the pundits - the people, usually former footballers talking about football on TV and radio shows

the agent - a person who negotiates and manages a player

ball boys - children around the pitch though throw get loose balls

People & Positions

 

Goal keeper also know just as a keeper or goalie - A famous goal keeper is Gianluigi Buffon

Left back - A famous left back is Roberto Carlos

Right back - A famous right back is Dani Alves

Centre back also know as central defender  - A famous centre back is John Terry

Left/right wing also known as a winger or lefl/right-mid(field) - A famous winger is Arjen Robben 

Centre-mid also known as a central midfielder - A famous right winger is Frank Lampard

Defensive midfielder - A famous defensive midfielder is Patrick Vieira 

Player-maker - A famous play-maker is Cristano Ronaldo 

Striker- A famous striker is Alan Shearer 

the referee also known as the ref - A famous referee is Pierluigi Collina

The 4th official - the guy who helps the referee off the pitch

the linesman - the guy responsible for offsides and throwings 

the chairman - the owner of a football club

the board - a group of people who own small parts of a football club

the manager - the boss of the team

the assistant manager - the helper to the manager 

the captain - the manager of the players on the pitch

the physio - the guy who runs on to help when a player is in pain

the youth coach - the guy who is responsible for the young players at a club

the commentator - the guy on the TV and radio who tells us what's happening in a game

the fans - the people who who support a team

the pundits - the people, usually former footballers talking about football on TV and radio shows

the agent - a person who negotiates and manages a player

ball boys - children around the pitch though throw get loose balls

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Uniting people through football & English
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Euro 2020 - Teacher's lesson plan 

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Questions?

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Euro 2020 is coming. Yes, it's a year late, but it will finally be here in the summer of 2021. Give your students something to talk about, with this English lesson plan on Euro 2020 or Euro 2021 if that's what you want to call it. Here

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Football, soccer, calcio? Whatever you call it, you can't deny it is the most popular and most entertaining sport In the world. In this lesson we look at how the world found football.

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Football - Teacher's lesson plan

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