On this week's show we focus on the World Cup qualifying matches that took place in Europe over the
past few days. In addition we: Review the football news in the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Introduce
a new football expression in English for Football And continue the predictions battle in the
Predictions competition For learners of English check [.
Stories from the top and bottom of the Premier League, UEFA, Brazil and Argentina all feature on
this week's good, the bad and the ugly on languagecaster's football podcast. Click on the links
below to find out more on all of these stories. Explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be
found at the foot [.
This weekend sees the Spanish city of Madrid come to a halt as El Derbi madrileño takes place
between Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid. We take a look at some of the history behind the two
sides and wonder which of them will be victorious come Saturday. In addition we: Review the
football news in the Good, [.
The World Cup, the FA Cup, La Liga superstars, Chelsea and some tasty tackles all feature in this
week's good, the bad and the ugly - the review of the football week on languagecaster's football
podcast. Click on the links below to find out more on all of these stories. Good Good for Derby
County as they [.
Damon scored a 5-2 victory last week to stretch his lead to nine points over Damian. This week we
have huge derbies from the Premier League and la Liga in Spain, the top game in Portugal and some
crucial World Cup qualifiers from Asia and the CONCACAF zone DB DF RES Tigre - San Lorenzo 2-1 Real
Betis - Sevilla 0-2 Tottenham - [.
On this week's show we take a look at one of the greatest players to have played in the Premier
League: Ryan Giggs. We also: Review the football news in the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Introduce a
new football expression in English for Football And continue the predictions battle in the
Predictions competition For learners of English [.
The FA Cup is back on the radar and so are the cup shocks. New managers appointed and newish
managers under pressure. Lots to talk about again in the world of football. Good The third round of
the oldest footballing cup competition in the world got under way at the beginning of January. This
is the round [.
Good Non-league minnows Histon beat former giants of the English First Division and Premier League,
Leeds, 1-0 to set up a third round tie against Swansea - see the winning goal here. That's not the
draw they would have hoped for, but it will still be a great experience for the plucky team from
The gap is still more than fifteen points in favour of Damon after last week's games, so this week
Damian will try to claw his way back into the predictions battle by guessing the scores from
matches in the Premier League, Serie A, Argentina's Apertura, La Liga in Spain, The Bundesliga and
a huge match [.
Here are some words and phrases you can hear on languagecaster's Good, Bad and Ugly section of the
podcast - a review of the footballing news. For more English practice check out our worksheets,
football glossary and English for football phrases. Statue: a representation or copy of (usually) a
person in stone, metal or wood Example: Brian [.
Podcast 12: 2008-9 Worksheet: Kick Out Racism Pre-Listening / Background information This week's
show focuses on the Kick It Out campaign which battles against racism in football. The
organisation's website can be found here. A. Main Idea - timeline Listen to the report and fill in
the table below with appropriate information.
It has been a crazy week in football with so much happening on and off the pitch. On this week's
good, the bad and the ugly we feature Maradona, River Plate, Liverpool, Tottenham and, of course,
Joey Barton. Click on the links to find out more about these stories Good Liverpool beat Chelsea
1-0 at Stamford Bridge [.
Welcome to the first of our summer specials which sees us focusing on the big football action
taking place over the summer: World Cup qualifiers; Copa Libertadores action and of course, the
European Championships. On this show we look back at the history of the European Championships as
well as focusing on this year's version.
After almost a three-month break the Champions League is back and languagecaster previews the 8
mouthwatering ties that lie ahead. Will it be another all-English final or will the winner come
from Spain, Italy or ... Greece? In addition we: Review the football news in the Good, the Bad and
the Ugly Introduce a new football expression in [.
The Times reports that Juande Ramos is in the running to sign young French goalie Hugo Lloris from
Nice. Tottenham will have to beat off interest from AC Milan and Lyon for the 21-year-old, and
Lloris himself is keeping his options open, batting his eyelashes at all three clubs: "Lyon
have continuity and they are [.
England thrash Croatia 4-1, while Germany and Ireland both gain 4 points away from home in the
recent World Cup qualifiers. On this week's show you can hear what some of their fans thought about
these performances. Languagecaster.com also brings you another English for Football phrase. For
learners of English check out our Football Language Resources [.
On June 7 2008, the Japan National Team had a match in the 3rd Qualifier of the FIFA World Cup 2010 against Oman. This was the same opponent as last week in Japan but this time it kicked off at 5:15 PM in Masqat, Oman. The weather was astonishingly humid and muggy and because [...]
The national side played an Asian Qualifier for the South Africa World Cup 2010 on June 2 in
Yokohama, which Japan won 3 - 0 against Oman. In this match, Shunsuke Nakamura (Celtic) and Daisuke
Matsui (Saint-Étienne) played very well and I really admired their performances. They are
definitely the key-players for Japan!
On this week's good, the bad and the ugly we feature lots of winners, some losers and Joey Barton!
Click on the links below to find out more about the stories we feature. Good Manchester United are
the winners of the Champions League for the third time in their history after beating Chelsea on
It's possible that Sky may have missed a trick by not showing Portsmouth v Fulham on Sunday,
especially as the Cottagers' chances of survival (along with Birmingham and Reading's) rest in
their own hands. However, the Sky Sports website reveals that they'll be televising the matches
from the JJB Stadium, Stamford Bridge and St Andrews [.
Robinho's absence due to an abdominal muscle tear he suffered against Valladolid a couple weeks ago
is casting a huge shadow over the Santiago Bernabeau. Real Madrid is in shambles, not just the
midfield but the entire team has been exposed as nothing but one dimensional unimaginative old
men(raul, ruud van nistelroy, guti, salgado, cannavaro, heinze), hard working uncreative strong
men(Baptista, Diarra), injury prone saviors(Pepe, Robben), frustrating but promising
youngsters(Drenthe, Marcelo, Higuain, Balboa, Torres) and the quality players who hold it all
together(Sergio Ramos, Casillas, Sneijder, Gago).
If you haven't done so already, you should go to iTunes and download the Chivas USA Show and the 2
Gs. The former is on every Wednesday and the latter is on every day Monday through Friday.
Go here and see the list of shows on Champions Soccer Radio. Some pretty good stuff.