Football (soccer) words

by hammerbcn
Words associated with football (soccer)
(107 terms)
term Description
football
football boots
referee
linesman
team
team
club
fans
stadium
capacity
dribble
pass
nutmeg The action of passing the ball through the defender's legs.
shoot
volley
lob
overhead kick
scissor kick
centre forward
striker
attack
winger
defender
midfielder
midfield
player
manager
coach
training
offside
onside
goal
crossbar
post
pitch
goalie
goalkeeper
substitute
bench
score
kit
home kit
away kit
fixture Another word for a tie or match.
cup
league
season
signing
transfer
cross
league leader
relegation
area
penalty area
kick off
back-heel
center circle
extra time
injury time
benchwarmer
send off
yellow card
red card
do the double over another team Win home and away against the same team
corner flag
wing back
final whistle
foul throw
first eleven
line-up
goal kick
hospital ball A pass that could lead to dangerous contact
lay the ball off Another way of saying pass the ball
one-two
marking
replay
lose the marker
slide tackle
sweeper
technical area
through ball
woodwork The frame of the goal
against the run of play
away goal A goal scored by the visiting team in the opponent's stadium
behind closed doors With no spectators - usually as a result of a sanction
booking Yellow card
cap In football an international appearance
counterattack
long ball Long pass
dugout Where the technical staff and substitutes sit
fifty-fifty challenge A tackle where both players have equal chance of winning the ball
ghost goal
hold up the ball Retain possession of the ball
howler
journeyman
man of the match
park the bus When a team uses ultra-defensive tactics
penalty kick
penalty shootout
playmaker
professional foul
reserve team The second or youth team
silverware A slang word for trophies
stepover
bicycle kick
top corner Of the goal
utility player A player who can be used in various positions