Thursday, August 29, 2013

Soccer English


European soccer leagues have started their seasons and there are more opportunities than ever for watching games from America. Since English words can have different meanings across the Atlantic, here are a few common terms and their American-English equivalent. Any more to add?
  • Football = Soccer
  • Fixture = Game
  • Match = Game
  • Tie = Match
  • Table = Standings
  • Draw = Tie
  • Euro = NIT Tournament
  • Champions League = NCAA Tournament
  • Pitch = Field
  • Mario Balotelli = Dennis Rodman

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