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Fans at the Match

Fans at the Match

How well do you know football vocabulary?

This Football English lesson presents, practises and tests 10 football words that are related to fans and supporters.

  1. banner
  2. fan
  3. klaxon
  4. match programme
  5. match ticket
  6. rattle
  7. scarf
  8. stadium
  9. stands
  10. turnstile

Use the activity in the LEARN section to learn 10 words and phrases used to describe different football words. 

After you have finished with the learning activity, use the QUIZ to see how much you've learned and to score some points. There are also worksheets you can download to help you learn these football words. 

Remember, when you score points, you move up the leaderboard. You can also help your team and your country climb the leaderboard and become Premier Skills English champions!

Good luck!

Learn and practise the words

What do fans take to the match?
Activity 2: This activity tests your knowledge of the 10 words you have just learnt. Match the words with the pictures.
Test yourself: Match the words and the pictures

Quiz - How many words have you learnt?

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Rath6180's picture
Rath6180
15/02/2023
GB
759
points

Got everything right and left a comment a few weeks ago bit it hasn't been posted.


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Rath6180
15/02/2023 10:09
United Kingdom
Liverpool
759

Got everything right and left a comment a few weeks ago bit it hasn't been posted.

Denis2000's picture
Denis2000
01/02/2023
BY
692
points

Well done


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Denis2000
01/02/2023 09:01
Belarus
Tottenham Hotspur
692

Well done

Daniel_06
04/07/2022
MX
758
points

I just made my country 15 in country ranking, let's goo!


Daniel_06
04/07/2022 19:19
Mexico
Manchester United
758

I just made my country 15 in country ranking, let's goo!

Bruno123
09/05/2022
PL
296
points

Cool.


Bruno123
09/05/2022 17:00
Poland
Manchester United
296

Cool.

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Taha Gashout
24/03/2022
LY
492
points

All good!


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Taha Gashout
24/03/2022 12:40
Libya
Liverpool
492

All good!

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bao1960
17/01/2022
VN
430
points

FANTASTIC.


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bao1960
17/01/2022 08:17
Vietnam
Manchester United
430

FANTASTIC.

Mo'men Mohammed's picture
Mo'men Mohammed
04/05/2021
EG
438
points

All fine.. I did everything great .


Mo'men Mohammed's picture
Mo'men Mohammed
04/05/2021 11:38
Egypt
Arsenal
438

All fine.. I did everything great .

Gabriel Amaral's picture
Gabriel Amaral
19/04/2021
BR
1512
points

No, I didn't. Because I didn't know the meaning of rattle, klaxon and turnstile. But now I do!


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Gabriel Amaral
19/04/2021 16:13
Brazil
Arsenal
1512

No, I didn't. Because I didn't know the meaning of rattle, klaxon and turnstile. But now I do!

Jacek-Poland
12/04/2021
PL
513
points

I found out about the new meaning word " stands" :)


Jacek-Poland
12/04/2021 12:29
Poland
Liverpool
513

I found out about the new meaning word " stands" :)

Michael Lee
23/02/2021
CN
188
points

Interesting to learn some English words relating football.


Michael Lee
23/02/2021 00:49
China
Liverpool
188

Interesting to learn some English words relating football.

Davis1727
04/02/2021
PE
100
points

Good.


Davis1727
04/02/2021 16:15
Peru
Wolverhampton Wanderers
100

Good.

mat_cfc_pl
30/10/2020
PL
351
points

Keep the blue flag flying high ;)


mat_cfc_pl
30/10/2020 10:41
Poland
Chelsea
351

Keep the blue flag flying high ;)

Izabela
23/06/2020
BR
1505
points

Good!


Izabela
23/06/2020 16:03
Brazil
Newcastle United
1505

Good!

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mobeckham
03/06/2020
TR
6510
points

a couple of tricky words though :)


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mobeckham
03/06/2020 22:11
Turkey
Manchester United
6510

a couple of tricky words though :)

Hector Pinzon's picture
Hector Pinzon
11/04/2020
CO
496
points

it's good.


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Hector Pinzon
11/04/2020 21:51
Colombia
Manchester United
496

it's good.

Czarek54321
22/11/2019
PL
314
points

cool


Czarek54321
22/11/2019 15:16
Poland
Manchester City
314

cool

Gioppo29
24/10/2019
IT
41
points

good


Gioppo29
24/10/2019 17:02
Italy
Manchester City
41

good

josegsalass's picture
josegsalass
22/10/2019
VE
581
points

Fans give life to matches too. They show love for their team.


josegsalass's picture
josegsalass
22/10/2019 02:18
Venezuela
Liverpool
581

Fans give life to matches too. They show love for their team.

yacine's picture
yacine
20/09/2019
DZ
196
points

i hope so, thank you


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yacine
20/09/2019 10:44
Algeria
Manchester United
196

i hope so, thank you

englishman
25/08/2019
DZ
1734
points

All thing are right


englishman
25/08/2019 13:28
Algeria
Manchester City
1734

All thing are right

KamilSh
04/06/2019
RU
473
points

It was a simple quiz.


KamilSh
04/06/2019 20:12
Russia
Liverpool
473

It was a simple quiz.

Mekahlla
21/04/2019
MR
35
points

I have already done the quiz.It is very useful


Mekahlla
21/04/2019 15:30
Mauritania
Liverpool
35

I have already done the quiz.It is very useful

Ruta__91
06/01/2019
IT
56
points

gg


Ruta__91
06/01/2019 14:14
Italy
Chelsea
56

gg

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Florencia Nieva
08/07/2018
AR
77
points

Now I know the meaning of rattle, stands and turnstile. Thank you!


Florencia Nieva's picture
Florencia Nieva
08/07/2018 21:28
Argentina
Manchester United
77

Now I know the meaning of rattle, stands and turnstile. Thank you!

misabog's picture
misabog
29/01/2018
RS
319
points

Yes, I did :)


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misabog
29/01/2018 19:05
Serbia
Liverpool
319

Yes, I did :)

Maks Poland
12/12/2017
PL
823
points

Easy!


Maks Poland
12/12/2017 14:49
Poland
Manchester United
823

Easy!

jmesav92
24/10/2017
CO
297
points

I didn´t understand so nice the description of the match programme, because I belive that information about the match I can search in social networks and Intertnet.


jmesav92
24/10/2017 23:24
Colombia
Chelsea
297

I didn´t understand so nice the description of the match programme, because I belive that information about the match I can search in social networks and Intertnet.

baki333
24/12/2016
BA
310
points

I learned rattle


baki333
24/12/2016 21:29
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Chelsea
310

I learned rattle

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Geoscouser
20/12/2016
GE
310
points

10/10 ))


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Geoscouser
20/12/2016 18:35
Georgia
Liverpool
310

10/10 ))

davilillons
02/08/2016
ES
951
points

I had got one mistake.
I don't knew turnstile and rattle


davilillons
02/08/2016 19:38
Spain
Arsenal
951

I had got one mistake.
I don't knew turnstile and rattle

GUGUN
12/07/2016
ID
223
points

Now I know the words Rattle and Turnstile


GUGUN
12/07/2016 05:43
Indonesia
Manchester United
223

Now I know the words Rattle and Turnstile

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kwesimanifest
15/06/2016
GH
4768
points

Scored everything


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kwesimanifest
15/06/2016 22:37
Ghana
Manchester United
4768

Scored everything

englishman
15/06/2016
DZ
1734
points

thank you every body


englishman
15/06/2016 16:49
Algeria
Manchester City
1734

thank you every body

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kwesimanifest
07/06/2016
GH
4768
points

Turnstile


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
07/06/2016 01:03
Ghana
Manchester United
4768

Turnstile

HakanUslu1881's picture
HakanUslu1881
08/03/2016
TR
1761
points

yes.That's easy


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HakanUslu1881
08/03/2016 04:16
Turkey
Leicester City
1761

yes.That's easy

haydi's picture
haydi
28/02/2016
TN
3189
points

turnstile, rattle, banner: are new words for me!


haydi's picture
haydi
28/02/2016 22:34
Tunisia
Newcastle United
3189

turnstile, rattle, banner: are new words for me!

Tigrann
02/02/2016
AM
328
points

rattles and klaxon


Tigrann
02/02/2016 06:04
Armenia
Southampton
328

rattles and klaxon

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MUGEMANYI
21/11/2015
RW
2320
points

Only rattle was new word to me


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MUGEMANYI
21/11/2015 17:06
Rwanda
Arsenal
2320

Only rattle was new word to me

nikosonris
16/11/2015
UA
2453
points

The word 'rattle' was new to me. Thanks!


nikosonris
16/11/2015 14:02
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

The word 'rattle' was new to me. Thanks!

knight
05/11/2015
TR
1182
points

yep I did


knight
05/11/2015 17:02
Turkey
Liverpool
1182

yep I did

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aragorn1986
25/10/2015
ME
3557
points

Rattle, klaxon, turnstile, all new words I've learnt.


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aragorn1986
25/10/2015 15:18
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

Rattle, klaxon, turnstile, all new words I've learnt.

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Salloum
27/09/2015
SY
1308
points

New Learning and 10/10 again


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Salloum
27/09/2015 01:10
Syria
Manchester United
1308

New Learning and 10/10 again

Abdallah
22/09/2015
KW
1814
points

All new words for me , thanks for nice quiz


Abdallah
22/09/2015 12:20
Kuwait
Chelsea
1814

All new words for me , thanks for nice quiz

Toni
18/09/2015
MX
68
points

now i know how to say "matraca". The noisy rattles often are used in mexican stadiums.


Toni
18/09/2015 01:26
Mexico
Manchester United
68

now i know how to say "matraca". The noisy rattles often are used in mexican stadiums.

chriswar
25/08/2015
PL
44
points

How to speak word: banner?


chriswar
25/08/2015 08:23
Poland
Leicester City
44

How to speak word: banner?

Rich's picture
Rich
25/08/2015
ES
594
points

You're right, 'banner' isn't in the listening activity. You can check the pronunciation here http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/banner?q=ba...


Rich's picture
Rich
25/08/2015 08:35
Spain
Liverpool
594

You're right, 'banner' isn't in the listening activity. You can check the pronunciation here http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/banner?q=ba...

haydi's picture
haydi
28/02/2016
TN
3189
points

thank you Rich for the link, it's so useful.


haydi's picture
haydi
28/02/2016 22:36
Tunisia
Newcastle United
3189

thank you Rich for the link, it's so useful.

Sofiene's picture
Sofiene
11/03/2015
TN
2
points

to top 10 :)


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Sofiene
11/03/2015 18:43
Tunisia
Arsenal
2

to top 10 :)

Tyranosaurus21
29/01/2015
ID
0
points

I learned rattle and turnstile


Tyranosaurus21
29/01/2015 13:15
Indonesia
Manchester United
0

I learned rattle and turnstile

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Jomartincho
26/08/2014
BR
0
points

i learn the words rattle and turnstile.


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Jomartincho
26/08/2014 19:06
Brazil
Tottenham Hotspur
0

i learn the words rattle and turnstile.

Leaderboard

Top Scorers
RankNameScore
1mobeckham6510
2Alex_from_Ukraine6292
3hsn5533
4wsanta5086
5kwesimanifest4768
6Liubomyr4408
7elghoul3988
8assemjuve3705
9aragorn19863557
10Gergő Nagy3396
Country ranking
RankNameScore
1Colombia71520
2Ukraine33416
3Spain28630
4Serbia27294
5Brazil22773
6Albania20578
7Vietnam20022
8Turkey19886
9Macedonia19074
10Bosnia and Herzegovina16333
Club ranking
RankNameScore
1Manchester United142518
2Liverpool110076
3Chelsea89284
4Arsenal85416
5Manchester City57448
6Tottenham Hotspur19085
7Newcastle United10506
8West Ham United7536
9AFC Bournemouth4557
10Crystal Palace4470

Level

2
Average: 2 (1 vote)

Goals

Complete these activities and you will:

Learn and practise 10 words related to the different things associated with supporting a team.

Glossary

Tricky spelling:

It's 'scarf' NOT 'scarve' !