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Harry Kane is now the Premier League's joint top scorer.

Podcast 42 - Goalscorers

Podcast 42 - Goalscorers

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In this week's podcast, Rich and Jack talk about all the latest news from the Premier League and the race for this season's Golden Boot, which is the award that goes to the Premier League top goalscorer. The language focus is on words that help link sentences together.

 

How much did you understand?

Vocabulary 

In this podcast, Rich and Jack used some vocabulary that might be new for you. Try the activity below to see how much you understand:

"The second leg is at Old Trafford this week."

"They have a lot of work to do if they want to get back into the tie."

Activity 1: In this activity, have a look at the vocabulary and try to match it to the correct definition.
Can you match the words to their definitions?

Romelu Lukaku scored twice for Everton to help the Toffees beat Chelsea in the FA Cup.

Language - Linking words

In the podcast, Jack and Rich used a lot of linking words that help link sentences or parts of sentences together. This is very important if you want your speaking or writing to sound more natural. We looked at some linking words that are used to contrast different idea and to add extra information. Have a look at these examples from the podcast:

Although

We use 'although' to contrast two different ideas. These ideas can be unexpected or surprising. Although is followed by subject + verb.

"Last season’s winner was Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero with 26 goals, and although he has only 16 so far this season, he could still finish top of the goalscoring table again."

"Although Aguero has only 16 goals, he could still finish the season as top scorer."

Despite

This linking word is also used to contrast two ideas and has the same meaning as 'although'  but is used in a different way. The words that follow 'despite' are nouns or a noun phrase.

"Despite being a winger, Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez already has 15 goals this season."

"Despite the rain, I continued to walk."

Look at the differences:

So, 'although' and 'despite' have the same meaning but when we use 'although' it needs to be followed by the subject and a verb. If we want to use 'despite' followed by the subject + verb we need to add 'the fact that'. Have a look at the next two examples and compare the sentences with those above: 

"Despite the fact that Aguero has only 16 goals, he could still finish the season as top scorer."

"Although Riyad Mahrez is a winger, he already has 15 goals this season."

In addition (to)

We use 'in addition (to)' when we want to add more ideas to something that we have already said.

"In addition to these 5 players, there are others like Watford’s Odion Ighalo, who has 14 goals, or Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud, who has 12, who could still finish top."

 

Activity 2: In the podcast, we looked at different linking words such as despite, nevertheless, however, although and in addition to. In this activity,
Can you choose the right linking word?

Jamie Vardy is the Premier League's top goalscorer. Will he win this season's Golden Boot?

If the listening was a bit difficult, you can listen again and read the transcript at the same time.
Listen to the podcast and read at the same time.

Rich: Hello my name’s Rich and welcome to this week’s Premier Skills English podcast.

Jack: Hi everyone. I’m Jack and every week we talk about football and help you with your English.

Rich: This week, we’re going to talk about the race for this season’s golden boot, the latest news from the Premier League and the language focus is on how to link sentences together and the special linking words we use.

Jack: And later, we have another vote for you to take part in and Rich will make another Premier League prediction. He actually got the correct score and result last week! I suppose every dog has its day!

Rich: Thanks Jack! This proverb or saying means that everybody has some success at some point in their life, even if they are usually very unlucky or have a very low status. So, I suppose you are making fun of my usually bad predictions?

Jack: Yes, I am a bit - I hope you don’t mind. This saying is over 400 years old and was first made popular by William Shakespeare, in Hamlet, one of his most famous plays.

Rich: Do you know that Shakespeare talked about football in two of his other plays; King Lear and The Comedy of Errors?

Jack: No, I didn’t.

Rich: Yeah, in King Lear, one of the characters insults someone by calling them a base football player - which is like calling someone a chav.

Jack: Ha ha - OK, that’s a tough one to explain. A chav is a negative word used to describe young people who are very confident and sometimes aggressive and who celebrate their lack of education.

Rich: Yes - they often wear sports clothes or designer labels and hang out in groups on street corners.

Jack: I think that you might have to do an image search on google to get an idea. Back in the 17th century, if you were playing football, you might be called a chav, but it was a very different game. It was very dangerous, there were no rules and people could even be killed. We spoke about Medieval Football back in podcast 22.

Rich: I know. Ball games were banned in Shakespeare’s time and you could go to prison if you played football. Crazy! But, maybe the referee would have fewer problems on the pitch, if he could send the players to prison!

Jack: Last week we spoke about charity and we asked you about charity events that take place in your country. Kwesimanifest from Ghana said that players from his national team sometimes play charity matches and all the money that is raised goes to help local children and orphans. And Aragorn1986 from Montenegro spoke about a charity basketball match to help raise money for children with cancer. RuslanJon from Uzbekistan said that there are similar events to Sport Relief in his country that involve sports people and people from the world of entertainment.

Rich: HakanUslu1881, from Turkey, said that Chelsea together with Fenerbache and Beskitas, two Turkish teams, raised money for people from Soma where there was a big mining disaster in 2014. Many of you also mentioned specific players that have their own charites or help raise money for different good causes.

Jack: Kop HG from South Korea mentioned the ex-Man Utd player Ji-Sung Park who runs his own charity for people in South East Asia. AssemJuve from UAE told us that Steven Gerrard has his own charity, Elghoul from Algeria said that Majid Bougherra helps people in Algeria and Alex from Ukraine says that Andriy Shevchenko helps school children in Ukraine.

Rich: In last week’s podcast we also asked you: If you could start your own charity who would you raise money for. This question asked you to use conditional sentences in your comments and it was good to see a lot of you using this type of sentence in the comments section. Well done!

Jack: Remember, we ask you to use the new language we present in the podcast in the comments section every week. Don’t forget to have a go, and if you want us to correct your language, just write ‘correct me’ at the start of your message.

Rich: What’s been happening in the Premier League this week, Jack?

Jack: There were only a few matches in the Premier League this weekend because a lot of the matches were postponed which means to change the time of an event until a later date. Matches are sometimes postponed because of bad weather, but the matches this week were postponed because of fixture clashes.

Rich: Ah yes. Some teams were playing in the FA Cup so they couldn’t play two games at the same time.

Jack: But there were still a couple of important Premier League games. Tottenham beat Aston Villa 2-0 with two goals from Harry Kane. Tottenham are still in second place but they are really challenging Leicester at the top. Villa are still bottom and look like they’ll be relegated. And on Monday Leicester beat/drew/lost to/with Newcastle but/and they are still top of the Premier League.

Rich: There were some great cup matches too. Everton beat Chelsea 2-0. Romelu Lukaku scored twice against his old club. Crystal Palace are through to the semi-finals for the first time in 25 years. And Watford surprised Arsenal 2-1 which means we will have a new FA Cup winner this season. But Manchester Utd and West Ham drew 1-1 so will have to play a replay next week. There was a fantastic goal by Dimitri Payet in that match, did you see it?

Jack: Yes, it was great. That isn’t the only Cup match Man Utd have taken part in this week, is it?

Rich: No, the Europa League match finished 2-0 to Liverpool. The second leg is at Old Trafford this week. They have a lot of work to do if they want to get back into the tie.

Jack: Some good football vocabulary there, Rich. I like this phrase get back into. It’s a phrasal verb that means to recover from something. So, if a team are losing 2-0 or 3-0 a commentator might say ’they need to score soon to get back into the game’.

Rich: Commentators often say something like this at the beginning of the second half. When it’s 2-0 at half-time, you often hear: ‘the next goal is so important’ and then; ‘if Utd score they’re right back in the match!’.

Jack: The second leg between Liverpool and Utd is on Thursday. We use legs when a competition has two matches in one round of the competition. Usually one match is played at home and the other away from home. This is the format that is used in the Champions League, and the Europa League.

Rich: So, Liverpool beat Manchester Utd 2-0 in the first leg.

Jack: Are you helping people to understand or did you just want to repeat that sentence?

Rich: Both!

Jack: But, we don’t know the result of the second leg, yet. Who do you think is going to win on aggregate?

Rich: On aggregate - another expression we hear a lot in European football. It means the scores of two matches added together. I think Liverpool will win 3-2 on aggregate!

Jack: This week’s language focus is on words that link sentences together. We’re going to speak about the top scorers in the Premier League. When we are speaking can you try to listen for words that help link things together.

Rich: You said that Harry Kane scored twice at the weekend. The race for this season’s Golden Boot is hotting up.

Jack: The Golden Boot is the trophy for the top goalscorer in the Premier League and you’re right, it’s very close at the top of the goalscoring table. Harry Kane scored his 18th and 19th goals of the season against Villa and now has scored the same amount of goals as Leicester’s Jamie Vardy.

Rich: Everton’s Romelu Lukaku scored twice at the weekend, too, but, these goals don’t count for the Golden Boot because only Premier League goals count. Nevertheless, he has 18 goals and is in great form.

Jack: Last season’s winner was Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero with 26 goals, and although he only has 16 so far this season he could still finish top of the goalscoring table again.

Rich: However, I think the dark horse to win may not be a striker. Despite being a winger, Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez already has 15 goals this season.

Jack: In addition to these 5 players, there are others like Watford’s Odion Ighalo, who has 14 goals, or Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud, who has 12, who could still finish top, but they would have to score a lot of goals in the last few matches of the season.

Rich: We used quite a few different linking words in this section. Did you hear them all? We started by using some simple linking words like ‘and’ and ‘but’ when you said ‘Harry Kane scored his 19th goal of the season and now has the same as Jamie Vardy’.

Jack: And then when you were talking about Lukaku scoring two goals in the FA Cup, you said: ‘But, these goals don’t count for the Golden Boot’. Then, we started to use linking words that are a little bit more complicated. Rich used the word ‘nevertheless’. We use this word to say the thing we said before is not important or we’re not influenced by it.

Rich: I said ‘These goals don’t count for the Golden Boot. Nevertheless, he has 18 goals and is in great form’.

Jack: So, here Rich is saying that it’s not important that the cup goals don’t count because he already has 18 goals and is in great form.

Rich: Jack used the word ‘although’ to speak about Sergio Aguero. He said ‘although he only has 16 goals he could finish top scorer again.’ We can use although to introduce something that makes the second part of the sentence more surprising. Aguero only has 16 goals which is fewer than the others but he could win the trophy.

Jack: Another example might be ‘although the sun was shining, it wasn’t very warm’ or ‘although Liverpool scored three times, they still lost the match’.

Rich: I also used the word ‘however’. However is used to show a difference between something that has just been said. We spoke about four strikers and then I said ‘However, the winner might not be a striker’.

Jack: You also used the word despite. You said ‘despite being a winger, Mahrez has scored 15 goals’. Despite is used to show that there’s a difference between two ideas. We often use despite to show that someone is not stopped from doing something. So, Mahrez is a winger and not a striker, which usually means scoring fewer goals.

Rich: It hasn’t stopped him scoring lots of goals this season. We use despite plus the ing form here. Another example could be ‘despite being injured, the player continued to play.’

Jack: And finally, I used the phrase ‘in addition to’. We use this when we want to speak about something extra, beyond what we were already talking about.

Rich: So we spoke about five players and then we spoke about Olivier Giroud and Odion Ighalo. Jack said ‘In addition to these 5 players…’

Jack: That’s quite a lot of new language to try to use there. There are some activities with more detailed explanations further down the page. I hope you find it useful and have a go at using the words, especially if any are new for you, in the comments section below. We’ll be happy to correct any sentences if you write ‘correct me’ at the beginning of your message.

Rich: Now, for this week’s questions…… Question 1: Which player is going to win this season’s Golden Boot and why?

Jack: Question 2: Is the player that wins the Golden Boot always the best goal scorer in the Premier League? Why/Why not?

Rich: And question 3: We spoke about some of the best strikers in the Premier League this season. Can you tell us about the best goalkeepers, defenders or midfielders in the Premier League? Try to use some of the linking words we spoke about in your answer.

Jack: You predicted that Manchester Utd and West Ham would draw 1-1 and they did! Well done! You also said that Leicester would win and they did/but they drew/lost!

Rich: I wasn’t the only one to get the Manchester Utd - West Ham answer right this week, SalvaGH from Spain also predicted a 1-1 draw in that  match.

Jack: What about this week’s prediction, Rich?

Rich: There are two massive derby matches this weekend. The Tyne-Wear Derby between Newcastle and Sunderland and the Manchester Derby between City and Utd. Newcastle and Sunderland are trying to avoid relegation and Newcastle now have the former Liverpool and Real Madrid manager, Rafa Benitez at the club. Benitez should get the Newcastle players pulling together and you often see a new manager get good results when he starts at a new club. The Manchester Derby is always a massive game and Utd will want to win and put pressure on City in fourth place. Utd aren’t playing well at the moment but City might be thinking about the Champions League so I think Utd may surprise them.

Final scores: Newcastle 2-1 Sunderland and Manchester City 0-1 Manchester Utd

Jack: Right, anyway that’s it for today - we’ve run out of time! Thanks for listening. And don’t forget to write your answers to our questions, vote for who you think will win the Golden Boot, make your predictions and comment on anything you want to say about the website or football English in the message section below.

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Jack:  Bye for now and enjoy your football!

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Harry Kane is the joint top scorer in the Premier League, with 19 goals. Can he win the Golden Boot this season?

What do you think?

In this week’s podcast we spoke about the race for the Premier League's Golden Boot.

  1. Which player is going to win this season’s Golden Boot and why?

  2. Is the player that wins the Golden Boot always the best goal scorer in the Premier League? Why/Why not?

  3. We spoke about some of the best strikers in the Premier League this season. Can you tell us about the best goalkeepers, defenders or midfielders in the Premier League? Try to use some of the linking words we spoke about in your answer.

​Rich predicts that Manchester Utd will beat Manchester City 1-0 in the Manchester Derby and Newcastle will beat Sunderland in the Tyne-Wear Derby. Do you agree?

Remember to write your predictions and answers to the questions above in the comments section below. Good luck!

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gil_foot
12/10/2022
FR
516
points

For me this season Haaland is for sure the best striker in the PL.
My favorite goalkeeper is Ederson from ManCity.
Best defender is Van Dick but this season is less impressive than previous season.
Despite Arsenal is my favorite team, my best midfielder is Bernardo Silva...


gil_foot
12/10/2022 07:43
France
Arsenal
516

For me this season Haaland is for sure the best striker in the PL.
My favorite goalkeeper is Ederson from ManCity.
Best defender is Van Dick but this season is less impressive than previous season.
Despite Arsenal is my favorite team, my best midfielder is Bernardo Silva...

gil_foot
12/10/2022
FR
516
points

The golden boot will be the best goal scorer in the Premier league. As the golden boot represents the best scorer in the PL.


gil_foot
12/10/2022 07:40
France
Arsenal
516

The golden boot will be the best goal scorer in the Premier league. As the golden boot represents the best scorer in the PL.

gil_foot
12/10/2022
FR
516
points

This season 2022 Erling Haaland is going to be the Golden boot this season and it should reach a new record for scored goal in 1 season


gil_foot
12/10/2022 07:31
France
Arsenal
516

This season 2022 Erling Haaland is going to be the Golden boot this season and it should reach a new record for scored goal in 1 season

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hsn
22/06/2021
TR
5350
points

What do you think?
2- I can't say that the player who won The Golden Boot also can be best goal scorer. There are some strikers who have limited football abilities but score much.
3- In my opinion the best goalkeeper is Ederson-M.City, defender is Azpilicueta-Chelsea and midfielder is Kanté-Chelsea
Phrase;
• I challenged my friends in group I'll walk more time than them.
P.S.
• When a team have been losing the game like five nil and there is no chance get back into the game we call it literally "The game is broken" and it's not worth to watch left time.
• In my language content of this kind of sentences are called “Cold joke” “In the 17th century if someone want to suicide she/he could play football”-:)


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hsn
22/06/2021 11:08
Turkey
Tottenham Hotspur
5350

What do you think?
2- I can't say that the player who won The Golden Boot also can be best goal scorer. There are some strikers who have limited football abilities but score much.
3- In my opinion the best goalkeeper is Ederson-M.City, defender is Azpilicueta-Chelsea and midfielder is Kanté-Chelsea
Phrase;
• I challenged my friends in group I'll walk more time than them.
P.S.
• When a team have been losing the game like five nil and there is no chance get back into the game we call it literally "The game is broken" and it's not worth to watch left time.
• In my language content of this kind of sentences are called “Cold joke” “In the 17th century if someone want to suicide she/he could play football”-:)

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mobeckham
12/05/2020
TR
6473
points

Since new managers always have wins so I would go for a 3-0 win for Newcastle


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mobeckham
12/05/2020 05:12
Turkey
Manchester United
6473

Since new managers always have wins so I would go for a 3-0 win for Newcastle

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mobeckham
12/05/2020
TR
6473
points

I agree with Rich about United win at that time and Rashford took City by surprise in his Derby debut.
The rest is history for the local lad <3


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mobeckham
12/05/2020 05:12
Turkey
Manchester United
6473

I agree with Rich about United win at that time and Rashford took City by surprise in his Derby debut.
The rest is history for the local lad <3

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mobeckham
12/05/2020
TR
6473
points

Best Goalkeepers are :
David De Gea , Kasper Schmicheal , Peter Cech
Best Defenders are :
Vincent Kompany , John Stones , Virgil Van Dijk
Best Midfielders are :
Riyad Mahrez , Dimitri Payet , Alexis Sanchez , Ander Herrera , Mesut Ozil , Phillipe Coutinho


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mobeckham
12/05/2020 05:10
Turkey
Manchester United
6473

Best Goalkeepers are :
David De Gea , Kasper Schmicheal , Peter Cech
Best Defenders are :
Vincent Kompany , John Stones , Virgil Van Dijk
Best Midfielders are :
Riyad Mahrez , Dimitri Payet , Alexis Sanchez , Ander Herrera , Mesut Ozil , Phillipe Coutinho

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mobeckham
12/05/2020
TR
6473
points

I think the player who wins is not always the best goalscorer but he has the most assists from his teammates
Well that's my opinion :)


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mobeckham
12/05/2020 04:55
Turkey
Manchester United
6473

I think the player who wins is not always the best goalscorer but he has the most assists from his teammates
Well that's my opinion :)

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mobeckham
12/05/2020
TR
6473
points

I think Harry Kane because he was in a very good form and he is the only top scorer in his team. Nevertheless , I don't exclude Vardy or Mahrez from the chance because they are on fire


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mobeckham
12/05/2020 04:53
Turkey
Manchester United
6473

I think Harry Kane because he was in a very good form and he is the only top scorer in his team. Nevertheless , I don't exclude Vardy or Mahrez from the chance because they are on fire

sabanoleg
15/10/2017
UA
2337
points

I deem Sergio Aguero has chance to win the Golden Boot 17/18 despite serious injury.


sabanoleg
15/10/2017 12:34
Ukraine
Arsenal
2337

I deem Sergio Aguero has chance to win the Golden Boot 17/18 despite serious injury.

Hassan_raja447
20/03/2016
PK
837
points

1- Despite being top goal scorer of the Premier league for long time, Jamie Vardy have not scored in his last several games. I think Harry Kane will win golden boot because he is more talented than Vardy.
2- It's not true that the player who win golden boot is always the best goal scorer. In my opinion, a player whose goal win his team game is a best goal scorer.
3- Although MU did not perform well this season, but David De Gea was superb. He played key role in United still being top seven.


Hassan_raja447
20/03/2016 10:37
Pakistan
Liverpool
837

1- Despite being top goal scorer of the Premier league for long time, Jamie Vardy have not scored in his last several games. I think Harry Kane will win golden boot because he is more talented than Vardy.
2- It's not true that the player who win golden boot is always the best goal scorer. In my opinion, a player whose goal win his team game is a best goal scorer.
3- Although MU did not perform well this season, but David De Gea was superb. He played key role in United still being top seven.

SalvaGH
18/03/2016
ES
841
points

I am going to say 2 players in each position that in my opinion are the best so far this season:
The best goalkeepers, Cech and Schmeichel.
The best defenders, Huth and Alderweireld.
The best midfielders, Mahrez and Payet.
The best midfielders, Kane and Vardy.


SalvaGH
18/03/2016 20:59
Spain
Manchester City
841

I am going to say 2 players in each position that in my opinion are the best so far this season:
The best goalkeepers, Cech and Schmeichel.
The best defenders, Huth and Alderweireld.
The best midfielders, Mahrez and Payet.
The best midfielders, Kane and Vardy.

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aragorn1986
20/03/2016
ME
3557
points

Good choice SalvaGH.


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aragorn1986
20/03/2016 20:13
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

Good choice SalvaGH.

SalvaGH
18/03/2016
ES
841
points

Correct me. I don't think the player who wins the Golden Boot is the best goal scorer in the Premier League, because as I said earlier I think Harry Kane will win the Golden Boot but I really believe that Sergio Agüero is the best goal scorer in the Premier League but due to the Champions legs I think he will probably miss some Premier League matches and that will make it more difficult to be in the fight for this year's Golden Boot that he managed to won last year.
So, I think that the player who wins the Golden Boot is a good player, but it isn't necessarily the best goal scorer in that competition. The situation in which a team is could be one of the keys to win this trophy.


SalvaGH
18/03/2016 20:51
Spain
Manchester City
841

Correct me. I don't think the player who wins the Golden Boot is the best goal scorer in the Premier League, because as I said earlier I think Harry Kane will win the Golden Boot but I really believe that Sergio Agüero is the best goal scorer in the Premier League but due to the Champions legs I think he will probably miss some Premier League matches and that will make it more difficult to be in the fight for this year's Golden Boot that he managed to won last year.
So, I think that the player who wins the Golden Boot is a good player, but it isn't necessarily the best goal scorer in that competition. The situation in which a team is could be one of the keys to win this trophy.

SalvaGH
18/03/2016
ES
841
points

Correct me. I think that Harry Keane is going to win the Golden Boot this season. Tottenham is still in the title race and he has been doing really well so far. In addition, he is on a streak and in very good shape. However, we have to bear in mind that it is not going to be an easy achievement to get because Jamie Vardy, Lukaku and Agüero will make it hard. I also think that this is realy good for England as they will probably have a good striker for the UEFA EURO this year.


SalvaGH
18/03/2016 20:44
Spain
Manchester City
841

Correct me. I think that Harry Keane is going to win the Golden Boot this season. Tottenham is still in the title race and he has been doing really well so far. In addition, he is on a streak and in very good shape. However, we have to bear in mind that it is not going to be an easy achievement to get because Jamie Vardy, Lukaku and Agüero will make it hard. I also think that this is realy good for England as they will probably have a good striker for the UEFA EURO this year.

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Rich
20/03/2016
ES
594
points

Hi SalvaGH

I'm hoping that a Vardy-Kane strikeforce will work well for England in the summer! You have made very few mistakes in this comment, I particularly like how you have used the linking words from the podcast and the expression 'bear in mind'. One thing to look at is when you say 'it's not going to be an easy achievement to get'. You don't really 'get an achievement'; it would be better to say something like; 'it's not going to be easy to achieve this'.

Rich

 


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Rich
20/03/2016 15:17
Spain
Liverpool
594

Hi SalvaGH

I'm hoping that a Vardy-Kane strikeforce will work well for England in the summer! You have made very few mistakes in this comment, I particularly like how you have used the linking words from the podcast and the expression 'bear in mind'. One thing to look at is when you say 'it's not going to be an easy achievement to get'. You don't really 'get an achievement'; it would be better to say something like; 'it's not going to be easy to achieve this'.

Rich

 

SalvaGH
23/03/2016
ES
841
points

Thank you very much Rich, I really appreciate your corrections.


SalvaGH
23/03/2016 11:15
Spain
Manchester City
841

Thank you very much Rich, I really appreciate your corrections.

SalvaGH
18/03/2016
ES
841
points

In respect with the matches' predictions. I will bet on a Newcastle win but I think the final score will be 3-1. I think that Benitez will win his first game as a Newcastle Manager.
In the Manchester Derby I am going to say that Manchester City will beat Manchester United. Final score: 2-1. Despite being more focused on Champions they will want to win in that prestigious Derby.


SalvaGH
18/03/2016 20:34
Spain
Manchester City
841

In respect with the matches' predictions. I will bet on a Newcastle win but I think the final score will be 3-1. I think that Benitez will win his first game as a Newcastle Manager.
In the Manchester Derby I am going to say that Manchester City will beat Manchester United. Final score: 2-1. Despite being more focused on Champions they will want to win in that prestigious Derby.

nika_chelsea25
18/03/2016
GE
1667
points

sunderland will win 3-1


nika_chelsea25
18/03/2016 05:03
Georgia
Chelsea
1667

sunderland will win 3-1

KopHG
17/03/2016
KR
122
points

Romelu Lukaku is going to win the Gonlden Boot in this season because he has a great physical and consistency in the pitch. I think that this season may be final season to him in Everton and I predict that he going to other big club in summer.
I think that best midfielder in the Premier League this season is Roberto Firmino of Liverpool.
Despite slump in beginning of this season, he scored 7 goals and made 5 assists in 2016 only.
I predict that Manchester City and Manchester Utd. will draw 2-2 or 1-1.


KopHG
17/03/2016 12:18
South Korea
Liverpool
122

Romelu Lukaku is going to win the Gonlden Boot in this season because he has a great physical and consistency in the pitch. I think that this season may be final season to him in Everton and I predict that he going to other big club in summer.
I think that best midfielder in the Premier League this season is Roberto Firmino of Liverpool.
Despite slump in beginning of this season, he scored 7 goals and made 5 assists in 2016 only.
I predict that Manchester City and Manchester Utd. will draw 2-2 or 1-1.

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aragorn1986
16/03/2016
ME
3557
points

I think that Cech and Scmeichel are the best goalkeepers in the league. Kante was constantly playing good in defence, Ozil and Mahrez set new standards in assistances, while Kane and Vardy showed us the beauty of scoring goals in the PL.


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aragorn1986
16/03/2016 17:04
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

I think that Cech and Scmeichel are the best goalkeepers in the league. Kante was constantly playing good in defence, Ozil and Mahrez set new standards in assistances, while Kane and Vardy showed us the beauty of scoring goals in the PL.

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aragorn1986
16/03/2016
ME
3557
points

The best goalscorer is the biggest favourite for winning the Golden Boot but not neccessarily a winner. The winner should have many skills to show, and to respect rules of fair play.


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aragorn1986
16/03/2016 16:58
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

The best goalscorer is the biggest favourite for winning the Golden Boot but not neccessarily a winner. The winner should have many skills to show, and to respect rules of fair play.

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aragorn1986
16/03/2016
ME
3557
points

Probably J.Vardy is going to win Golden Boot because he managed to break old record, scored 11 games in a row and constantly played good with the team that makes miracles every single weekend. Though the other players are also on high level. Mahrez is good assistant and scored many goals and Kane is holding Spurs in race for the big trophy..Pitty that Ozil suffered few injuries. He's the best assistant in the league but too often sitting on the bench.


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aragorn1986
16/03/2016 16:55
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

Probably J.Vardy is going to win Golden Boot because he managed to break old record, scored 11 games in a row and constantly played good with the team that makes miracles every single weekend. Though the other players are also on high level. Mahrez is good assistant and scored many goals and Kane is holding Spurs in race for the big trophy..Pitty that Ozil suffered few injuries. He's the best assistant in the league but too often sitting on the bench.

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assemjuve
16/03/2016
PS
3705
points

I suggest if this website can make a competition similar to what is my team competition but why if you can make it about players in the premiere league.


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assemjuve
16/03/2016 13:24
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

I suggest if this website can make a competition similar to what is my team competition but why if you can make it about players in the premiere league.

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aragorn1986
16/03/2016
ME
3557
points

I agree with Rich about Tyne-Wear derby. Newcastle 1 Sunderland 0. Win is a must for Rafa in this match. As we also make prediction for derby of Manchester I believe that Man.City is in better form so I will say United 1 City 2.


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aragorn1986
16/03/2016 10:14
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

I agree with Rich about Tyne-Wear derby. Newcastle 1 Sunderland 0. Win is a must for Rafa in this match. As we also make prediction for derby of Manchester I believe that Man.City is in better form so I will say United 1 City 2.

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Alex_from_Ukraine
15/03/2016
UA
6220
points

Newcastle 1 : 1 Sunderland


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Alex_from_Ukraine
15/03/2016 21:16
Ukraine
Liverpool
6220

Newcastle 1 : 1 Sunderland

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Alex_from_Ukraine
15/03/2016
UA
6220
points

Manchester United 1 : 2 Manchester City


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Alex_from_Ukraine
15/03/2016 21:15
Ukraine
Liverpool
6220

Manchester United 1 : 2 Manchester City

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Alex_from_Ukraine
15/03/2016
UA
6220
points

The best strikers in the Premier League this season are in quite a tough competition despite the fact that the teams for which they play differ in style and strategy, that is, they are either attacking or defensive.


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Alex_from_Ukraine
15/03/2016 21:14
Ukraine
Liverpool
6220

The best strikers in the Premier League this season are in quite a tough competition despite the fact that the teams for which they play differ in style and strategy, that is, they are either attacking or defensive.

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Alex_from_Ukraine
15/03/2016
UA
6220
points

The player that wins the Golden Boot isn't always the best goal scorer in the Premier League. Just because he could, for example, score half his goals from the penalty spot.


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Alex_from_Ukraine
15/03/2016 21:10
Ukraine
Liverpool
6220

The player that wins the Golden Boot isn't always the best goal scorer in the Premier League. Just because he could, for example, score half his goals from the penalty spot.

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Alex_from_Ukraine
15/03/2016
UA
6220
points

Aguero might win the Golden Boot in case he wants it badly. :-)


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Alex_from_Ukraine
15/03/2016 21:07
Ukraine
Liverpool
6220

Aguero might win the Golden Boot in case he wants it badly. :-)

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elghoul
15/03/2016
DZ
3988
points

Harry kane will win the Golden Boot because his team is still attacking and scoring goals.
The best goal scorer is not always the same that won the Golden Boot.
Although Csek had not been able to keep safe his goal in a lot of cases he is still the best keeper.
Despite being a winger Mahrez made a lot of decisive passes or last passes before goal.
John Terry could be the best defender despite his age.
I agree with Rich predictions however I think that Man United can beat City with more than one goal clear.


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elghoul
15/03/2016 18:43
Algeria
Manchester City
3988

Harry kane will win the Golden Boot because his team is still attacking and scoring goals.
The best goal scorer is not always the same that won the Golden Boot.
Although Csek had not been able to keep safe his goal in a lot of cases he is still the best keeper.
Despite being a winger Mahrez made a lot of decisive passes or last passes before goal.
John Terry could be the best defender despite his age.
I agree with Rich predictions however I think that Man United can beat City with more than one goal clear.

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Alex_from_Ukraine
16/03/2016
UA
6220
points

Good job, Elghoul ! Although you didn't put some commas, your sentences are very good and sound.


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Alex_from_Ukraine
16/03/2016 03:05
Ukraine
Liverpool
6220

Good job, Elghoul ! Although you didn't put some commas, your sentences are very good and sound.

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HakanUslu1881
15/03/2016
TR
1761
points

I think Harry Kane is going to win the Golden Boot because he has played during season and has continued his great performance.
I think for this season the best goalkeeper is David De Gea, the best defender is Jan Vertonghen and the best midfielder is Riyad Mahrez.


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HakanUslu1881
15/03/2016 16:04
Turkey
Leicester City
1761

I think Harry Kane is going to win the Golden Boot because he has played during season and has continued his great performance.
I think for this season the best goalkeeper is David De Gea, the best defender is Jan Vertonghen and the best midfielder is Riyad Mahrez.

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kwesimanifest
15/03/2016
GH
4768
points

united 1-0 city
Newcastle 1-0 sunderland


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kwesimanifest
15/03/2016 14:27
Ghana
Manchester United
4768

united 1-0 city
Newcastle 1-0 sunderland

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kwesimanifest
15/03/2016
GH
4768
points

although d de gea is some few saves behind j hart i believe he is the best goalkeeper in the epl given the uneven performance by man united


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kwesimanifest
15/03/2016 14:18
Ghana
Manchester United
4768

although d de gea is some few saves behind j hart i believe he is the best goalkeeper in the epl given the uneven performance by man united

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kwesimanifest
15/03/2016
GH
4768
points

3. best goalkeepers: j hart, p chec, K Schmeichel, J Butland, D De Gea according to the number of clean sheets they have had this season; 13, 12, 11, 10, 10 respectively.


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kwesimanifest
15/03/2016 14:16
Ghana
Manchester United
4768

3. best goalkeepers: j hart, p chec, K Schmeichel, J Butland, D De Gea according to the number of clean sheets they have had this season; 13, 12, 11, 10, 10 respectively.

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assemjuve
15/03/2016
PS
3705
points

Correct me.The best goalkeepers for this season are Chec,Lloris and Scmical because the made a lot of saves that helped their team especially Gasber Scmical who is one of the main factors that led the team into the top of he table.The best defenders are Wess Morgan and Huth they are really the best defenders because they conceded a few goals.The best midfielders for this season are Kante,Mahrez and Firminio Kante made a lot of assists and he is linker between defend and attack,Mahrez is one of the best players this season despite being a midfielder he is one of the best players this season and made a lot of assists and scored a lot of goals. Firminio is having a good season and he is one of the best players in Liverpool.


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assemjuve
15/03/2016 14:15
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

Correct me.The best goalkeepers for this season are Chec,Lloris and Scmical because the made a lot of saves that helped their team especially Gasber Scmical who is one of the main factors that led the team into the top of he table.The best defenders are Wess Morgan and Huth they are really the best defenders because they conceded a few goals.The best midfielders for this season are Kante,Mahrez and Firminio Kante made a lot of assists and he is linker between defend and attack,Mahrez is one of the best players this season despite being a midfielder he is one of the best players this season and made a lot of assists and scored a lot of goals. Firminio is having a good season and he is one of the best players in Liverpool.

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Rich
15/03/2016
ES
594
points

Hi Assemjuve

I agree with your choices of players, but I would probably change Schmeichel for De Gea. Despite being a Liverpool fan, I think that he is the best keeper in the Premier League. Your football Engish is very good and you use a lot of collocations such as 'make saves', 'concede goals', and 'make assists'. I also liked how you used 'despite' in your sentence about Mahrez! I've made some corrections below, I think the most important thing to change is the tense of the verbs. You are writing about this season, which hasn't finished. When we talk about an action or time that hasn't finished it's better to use the present perfect than the past simple. If you've got any questions, let me know.

The best goalkeepers for this season are Chec,Lloris and Scmical because the made have made a lot of saves that helped  has helped their team especially Gasber Scmical who is one of the main factors that led has led the team into the top of he table.The best defenders are Wess Morgan and Huth they are really the best defenders because they conceded have only conceded a few goals. The best midfielders for this season are Kante,Mahrez and Firminio Kante who made have made a lot of assists and he is linker link between defend defence and attack, Mahrez is one of the best players this season despite being a midfielder he is one of the best players this season and made has made a lot of assists and scored has scored a lot of goals. Firminio is having a good season and he is one of the best players in Liverpool.

 


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Rich
15/03/2016 19:44
Spain
Liverpool
594

Hi Assemjuve

I agree with your choices of players, but I would probably change Schmeichel for De Gea. Despite being a Liverpool fan, I think that he is the best keeper in the Premier League. Your football Engish is very good and you use a lot of collocations such as 'make saves', 'concede goals', and 'make assists'. I also liked how you used 'despite' in your sentence about Mahrez! I've made some corrections below, I think the most important thing to change is the tense of the verbs. You are writing about this season, which hasn't finished. When we talk about an action or time that hasn't finished it's better to use the present perfect than the past simple. If you've got any questions, let me know.

The best goalkeepers for this season are Chec,Lloris and Scmical because the made have made a lot of saves that helped  has helped their team especially Gasber Scmical who is one of the main factors that led has led the team into the top of he table.The best defenders are Wess Morgan and Huth they are really the best defenders because they conceded have only conceded a few goals. The best midfielders for this season are Kante,Mahrez and Firminio Kante who made have made a lot of assists and he is linker link between defend defence and attack, Mahrez is one of the best players this season despite being a midfielder he is one of the best players this season and made has made a lot of assists and scored has scored a lot of goals. Firminio is having a good season and he is one of the best players in Liverpool.

 

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kwesimanifest
15/03/2016
GH
4768
points

1. Jamie Vardy will win the golden boot this season because i think he takes most of the opportunities that comes his way.
2. the player who wins the golden boot by far is obviously the best goal scorer in the premier league per that period because he was able to bury most of the chances that came his way.


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kwesimanifest
15/03/2016 14:14
Ghana
Manchester United
4768

1. Jamie Vardy will win the golden boot this season because i think he takes most of the opportunities that comes his way.
2. the player who wins the golden boot by far is obviously the best goal scorer in the premier league per that period because he was able to bury most of the chances that came his way.

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assemjuve
15/03/2016
PS
3705
points

I predict that Newcastle is going to win Sunderland 3-2 and Man United will draw with Man City 2-2.


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assemjuve
15/03/2016 14:02
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

I predict that Newcastle is going to win Sunderland 3-2 and Man United will draw with Man City 2-2.

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
15/03/2016
PS
3705
points

Yes he is, because the one that score a lot and make a good effort in the season gets his reward at the end of the season.


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assemjuve
15/03/2016 13:59
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

Yes he is, because the one that score a lot and make a good effort in the season gets his reward at the end of the season.

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assemjuve
15/03/2016
PS
3705
points

I think that Jimmy Vardy is going to win the golden boot for this season,despite he did not score a lot of goals in the second section of the season,but he can do it and if he does not score he plays well and make assists for his mates.He can do it.


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assemjuve
15/03/2016 13:56
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

I think that Jimmy Vardy is going to win the golden boot for this season,despite he did not score a lot of goals in the second section of the season,but he can do it and if he does not score he plays well and make assists for his mates.He can do it.

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