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Football/soccer vocabulary (bridg65)

Football/soccer vocabulary
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Activity SmartMemo
Learn a lot of vocabulary about football with this interactive game.
 

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Instructions

1- Look at the words and think of its meaning (and maybe pronunciation)
2- Move your mouse over the black button to check your answer.
3- If you were right, click on the green button, if wrong, click on the red.

Items

Item Match Pronunciation Comments
bleachers gradas, tribuna descubierta. /bli:tʃəz/
center circle círculo central. /sentə* sɜ:kl/
The center circle is a circular marking with a 10-yard radius in the center of the field from which kickoffs are taken to start or restart the game after half-time or a goal.
cleat zapatilla de fútbol /kli:t/
coach entrenador /kəʊtʃ/
control (to) controlar /kəntrəʊl/
corner arc córner /kɔ:nə*/
"Corner kick": saque de esquina.
corner flag banderín de esquina, bandera de córner. /kɔ:nə* flæg/
corner kick saque de esquina, córner /kɔ:nə* kɪk/
crossbar larguero /krɒsbɑ:*/
defender defensa /dɪfendə*/
dribble (to) regatear /drɪbl/
football fútbol /fʊtbɔ:l/
"Football" in British English and "soccer" in American English.
football foul falta /fʊtbɔ:l faul/
football player jugador de fútbol /fʊtbɔ:l pleɪə*/
forward delantero /fɔ:wəd/
free kick tiro libre /fri: kɪk/
goal gol /gəʊl/
goal area área /gəʊl eərɪə/
goal line línea de meta /gəʊl laɪn/
goalkeeper portero, guardameta /gəʊlki:pə*/
Also "goalie".
halftime descanso, medio tiempo /hɑ:ftaɪm/
halfway line línea de medio campo /hɑ:fweɪ laɪn/
header cabezazo /hedə*/
injury time tiempo de descuento /ɪndʒərɪ taɪm/
kick tiro /kɪk/
line judge juez de línea /laɪn dʒʌdʒ/
Also "assistant referee".
locker room vestuario /lɒkə* ru:m/
midfield mediocampo, centro del campo. /mɪdfi:ld/
opponent team equipo adversario, oponente /əpəʊnənt ti:m/
out of band fuera de banda /aʊt ɒv bænd/
overtime prórroga /əʊvətaɪm/
pass pase /pɑ:s/
penalty penalti /penəltɪ/
penalty box área de penalti /penəltɪ bɒks/
pitch campo /pɪtʃ/
playing field campo de juego, campo de deportes. /pleɪɪŋ fi:ld/
post poste /pəʊst/
red card tarjeta roja /red kɑ:d/
referee árbitro /refəri:/
save a goal (to) parar un gol /seɪv ə gəʊl/
shin guards espinilleras /ʃɪn gɑ:dz/
shoot chute, disparo /ʃu:t/
shoot (to) chutar /ʃu:t/
sideline línea de banda /saɪdlaɪn/
soccer fútbol /sɒkə*/
You can learn some differences between soccer and football.
1. Football is the term used for many common games under the umbrella, while soccer is just one among them.
2. In different football games, the players can use the hands, feet, or whole body to move the ball, while in soccer only the feet can be used.
3. Soccer uses sphere balls, while other football games used rounded or pointed balls depending on the format of the game.
soccer ball balón de fútbol /sɒkə* bɔ:l/
stadium estadio /steɪdɪəm/
substitute suplente /sʌbstɪtju:t/
sweeper defensa libre /swi:pə*/
tackle (to) entrar /tækəl/
team equipo /ti:m/
tie game empate /taɪ geɪm/
touchline línea de banda. /tʌtʃlaɪn/
wall pared /wɔ:l/
winger extremo /wɪŋə*/
yellow card tarjeta amarilla /jeləʊ kɑ:d/
Total number of items: 56

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