Practice the use of English prepositions with this football language quiz
Retain: To win a cup, league or title again - usually the following year or season
When a team has to move down a division because of poor results. The club is generally occupying the bottom two or three positions.
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Qualifier: Games played to decide which teams progress to the main tournament or knock-out stages of a competition. A game to qualify for something.
(to be) Relegated: To move down a division because of poor performances - to finish in the bottom 2 or 3 positions in the table
La Selección: Nickname (In Spanish) for the Spanish international football team.
Serie A: The Italian top league / division. The equivalent in Germany is the Bundesliga and in England is the Premier League.
Season: The time it takes for each team to twice play all the other teams in the league (home and away). The season in England lasts from August till May with 38 games in total.
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