Monday, April 01, 2013

British English Vs. American English: Football Terminology


British English (BrE)
American English (AmE)
Football
Soccer
Offside
Offside, offsides
American Football
Football
Attack
Offense
Score a goal
Make a goal
Football boot
Cleat
Trainers
Tennis Shoes, sneakers
Extra-time
Overtime
Draw
Tie
Penalty
P.K.
Shin pads
Shin guards
Kit
Uniform
One-nil
One-to-zero
Pitch
Field
This ongoing list was compiled by Laurence Brown. Laurence is a British expat living in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a contributor for BBC America and has written for Anglotopia. He is Editor-in-chief of Lost in the Pond and loves nothing more than to share his articles with anglophiles, expats, and other interested parties on social media. Follow Lost in the Pond on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

no one says make a goal (here in the states). its still called scoring a goal

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