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The Pitch

The Pitch

How well do you know football vocabulary?

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

  1. centre circle
  2. centre spot
  3. corners
  4. goal
  5. goal line
  6. halfway line
  7. penalty area
  8. penalty spot
  9. six yard box
  10. touch line

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

Can you see the corner, the touch line and the goal line?


Activity: This activity tests your knowledge of the 10 words above. Match the words with the pictures.
Test yourself: Match the words and the pictures

Quiz - How many words have you learnt?

Quiz

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Are there any football words you need help with?
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Comments

Matheus
24/11/2022
BR
50
points

The pitch has various locations.


Matheus
24/11/2022 18:58
Brazil
Liverpool
50

The pitch has various locations.

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Lois Sangari
06/10/2022
ZA
18
points

This was a great exercise. thank you


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Lois Sangari
06/10/2022 10:47
South Africa
Manchester United
18

This was a great exercise. thank you

iGoharey
03/08/2022
AE
42
points

Thats nice ... 10/10


iGoharey
03/08/2022 14:08
United Arab Emirates
Manchester United
42

Thats nice ... 10/10

Wilker's picture
Wilker
13/06/2022
BR
1
points

This is top


Wilker's picture
Wilker
13/06/2022 14:26
Brazil
Chelsea
1

This is top

Yemeni
10/06/2022
YE
264
points

Great


Yemeni
10/06/2022 12:22
Yemen
Manchester City
264

Great

musbahu sani
22/05/2022
NG
3
points

thank you


musbahu sani
22/05/2022 22:06
Nigeria
Liverpool
3

thank you

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mirac
15/05/2022
TR
80
points

I have only one mistake?
Nice test


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mirac
15/05/2022 09:55
Turkey
Manchester City
80

I have only one mistake?
Nice test

Bruno123
31/01/2022
PL
296
points

Easy!


Bruno123
31/01/2022 16:46
Poland
Manchester United
296

Easy!

musbahu sani
22/05/2022
NG
3
points

god bless you


musbahu sani
22/05/2022 22:09
Nigeria
Liverpool
3

god bless you

musbahu sani
27/05/2022
NG
3
points

wow


musbahu sani
27/05/2022 16:17
Nigeria
Liverpool
3

wow

JoeL's picture
JoeL
21/01/2022
IT
111
points

It has been pretty easy.


JoeL's picture
JoeL
21/01/2022 10:18
Italy
Liverpool
111

It has been pretty easy.

Sébastien
20/07/2021
CH
118
points

Great


Sébastien
20/07/2021 16:35
Switzerland
Manchester City
118

Great

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Hussain Shavaddin
08/05/2021
AZ
9
points

Very informative. Thanks!


Hussain Shavaddin's picture
Hussain Shavaddin
08/05/2021 05:08
Azerbaijan
Liverpool
9

Very informative. Thanks!

Gabriel Amaral's picture
Gabriel Amaral
21/04/2021
BR
1512
points

That was easy!


Gabriel Amaral's picture
Gabriel Amaral
21/04/2021 16:21
Brazil
Arsenal
1512

That was easy!

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Mo'men Mohammed
24/03/2021
EG
438
points

It's great !


Mo'men Mohammed's picture
Mo'men Mohammed
24/03/2021 13:42
Egypt
Arsenal
438

It's great !

Zain91
11/02/2021
SY
114
points

Good to know


Zain91
11/02/2021 10:08
Syria
Chelsea
114

Good to know

eugenpetcu12's picture
eugenpetcu12
10/02/2021
RO
152
points

clear


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eugenpetcu12
10/02/2021 13:29
Romania
Chelsea
152

clear

Davis1727
29/01/2021
PE
76
points

Good exercise


Davis1727
29/01/2021 15:02
Peru
Wolverhampton Wanderers
76

Good exercise

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hsn
06/01/2021
TR
5101
points

It helped me to test and review my football knowledge.Thanks.


hsn's picture
hsn
06/01/2021 15:56
Turkey
Tottenham Hotspur
5101

It helped me to test and review my football knowledge.Thanks.

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marynchukdenys1984
13/11/2020
UA
272
points

Hello everyone! These English football words and the sentences are very important for me. Thanks for the lesson about The pitch. I am really happy to be able to study here.


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marynchukdenys1984
13/11/2020 12:47
Ukraine
Liverpool
272

Hello everyone! These English football words and the sentences are very important for me. Thanks for the lesson about The pitch. I am really happy to be able to study here.

Dasilva's picture
Dasilva
17/08/2020
BR
76
points

I like


Dasilva's picture
Dasilva
17/08/2020 03:55
Brazil
Chelsea
76

I like

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MARTINCHO PROFE
10/08/2020
AR
108
points

IT WAS VERY EASY. GREETINGS FROM BUENOS AIRES. I AM PLAYING IN RIVER PLATE'S 9TH DIVISION. THANK YOUR FOR YOUR HELP.


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MARTINCHO PROFE
10/08/2020 15:41
Argentina
Manchester City
108

IT WAS VERY EASY. GREETINGS FROM BUENOS AIRES. I AM PLAYING IN RIVER PLATE'S 9TH DIVISION. THANK YOUR FOR YOUR HELP.

mobeckham's picture
mobeckham
03/06/2020
TR
6473
points

Amazing stuff :)


mobeckham's picture
mobeckham
03/06/2020 23:27
Turkey
Manchester United
6473

Amazing stuff :)

Hector Pinzon's picture
Hector Pinzon
27/03/2020
CO
495
points

1 out of 10.


Hector Pinzon's picture
Hector Pinzon
27/03/2020 19:30
Colombia
Manchester United
495

1 out of 10.

josegsalass's picture
josegsalass
18/10/2019
VE
581
points

no new words for me, but some interesting definitions


josegsalass's picture
josegsalass
18/10/2019 14:13
Venezuela
Liverpool
581

no new words for me, but some interesting definitions

Czarek54321
11/10/2019
PL
314
points

Cool.


Czarek54321
11/10/2019 15:47
Poland
Manchester City
314

Cool.

Kurlash's picture
Kurlash
26/09/2019
IT
159
points

Yes, all correct


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Kurlash
26/09/2019 10:36
Italy
Liverpool
159

Yes, all correct

englishman
25/08/2019
DZ
1734
points

yes easy


englishman
25/08/2019 18:28
Algeria
Manchester City
1734

yes easy

Maxnowak
04/08/2019
CZ
72
points

Nice warm up. I did it. Expect it's gonna be tougher gradually. Jirka


Maxnowak
04/08/2019 17:15
Czech Republic
Manchester City
72

Nice warm up. I did it. Expect it's gonna be tougher gradually. Jirka

Allosh
31/07/2019
YE
126
points

great work for today


Allosh
31/07/2019 11:23
Yemen
Liverpool
126

great work for today

KamilSh
03/04/2019
RU
473
points

10/10. I got it.


KamilSh
03/04/2019 20:39
Russia
Liverpool
473

10/10. I got it.

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ldzingirai
23/03/2019
ZW
1742
points

Got some points here.


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ldzingirai
23/03/2019 22:58
Zimbabwe
Chelsea
1742

Got some points here.

coreuser
23/03/2019
JO
229
points

Answers inline...
I did well with the answers, I've got everything right.
Thanks.


coreuser
23/03/2019 14:43
Jordan
Manchester City
229

Answers inline...
I did well with the answers, I've got everything right.
Thanks.

coachCavalieri
12/03/2019
IT
127
points

I did't know about the six yard box but now is on my mind. Let's talk about the pitch :)


coachCavalieri
12/03/2019 11:34
Italy
Chelsea
127

I did't know about the six yard box but now is on my mind. Let's talk about the pitch :)

FA1RPLAY81
02/03/2019
ES
171
points

Very, very interesting lesson. Congrats for it!!! Thank's


FA1RPLAY81
02/03/2019 16:17
Spain
Tottenham Hotspur
171

Very, very interesting lesson. Congrats for it!!! Thank's

ilya
21/02/2019
RU
47
points

Cool.
Really liked.


ilya
21/02/2019 17:02
Russia
Manchester United
47

Cool.
Really liked.

Vinikovic's picture
Vinikovic
12/02/2019
BR
98
points

Corner or corner arc.


Vinikovic's picture
Vinikovic
12/02/2019 15:42
Brazil
Manchester United
98

Corner or corner arc.

Rich's picture
Rich
12/02/2019
ES
594
points

Hi Vinikovic

Corner is the general term for the set-play. A referee gives a corner or the player takes a corner or the team scored from a corner. The corner arc is the technical name for the area where the corner needs to be taken. It's not really used very much.

Hope that helps.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


Rich's picture
Rich
12/02/2019 15:47
Spain
Liverpool
594

Hi Vinikovic

Corner is the general term for the set-play. A referee gives a corner or the player takes a corner or the team scored from a corner. The corner arc is the technical name for the area where the corner needs to be taken. It's not really used very much.

Hope that helps.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Domicio Silva
05/02/2019
BR
10
points

it was an easy test for those who enjoys football like me. I did well actually. let's move on...

cheers


Domicio Silva
05/02/2019 22:27
Brazil
Chelsea
10

it was an easy test for those who enjoys football like me. I did well actually. let's move on...

cheers

claudio izzo
09/01/2019
IT
30
points

-


claudio izzo
09/01/2019 00:11
Italy
Liverpool
30

-

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AAR1972
27/11/2018
ES
11
points

I need to learn all the relational words with football because I am studying the first level of football trainer and I am interested at working outside.


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AAR1972
27/11/2018 10:41
Spain
Arsenal
11

I need to learn all the relational words with football because I am studying the first level of football trainer and I am interested at working outside.

Jakub123
17/10/2018
PL
96
points

10/10


Jakub123
17/10/2018 17:29
Poland
Manchester United
96

10/10

JavierMC20
13/07/2018
BO
39
points

awesome 8/10


JavierMC20
13/07/2018 12:32
Bolivia
Manchester United
39

awesome 8/10

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miguel angel 69
07/07/2018
BO
58
points

good


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miguel angel 69
07/07/2018 16:32
Bolivia
Liverpool
58

good

yessica
07/07/2018
BO
95
points

good


yessica
07/07/2018 02:08
Bolivia
Manchester City
95

good

VanessaG
25/06/2018
MX
334
points

I like it.


VanessaG
25/06/2018 22:28
Mexico
Chelsea
334

I like it.

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Andrea Herrera
20/06/2018
BO
50
points

cool


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Andrea Herrera
20/06/2018 21:49
Bolivia
Arsenal
50

cool

rthiago
18/06/2018
GB
62
points

Cool.


rthiago
18/06/2018 23:13
United Kingdom
Liverpool
62

Cool.

JvOngarato's picture
JvOngarato
25/05/2018
BR
109
points

Great exercises!


JvOngarato's picture
JvOngarato
25/05/2018 00:05
Brazil
Chelsea
109

Great exercises!

Unama Madita Real's picture
Unama Madita Real
18/05/2018
AF
31
points

Maurinho is fake


Unama Madita Real's picture
Unama Madita Real
18/05/2018 15:39
Afghanistan
Arsenal
31

Maurinho is fake

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2Liverpool103522
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Level

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Average: 2 (1 vote)

Goals

Complete these activities and you will:

Learn and practise 10 words related to the different parts of a football pitch.

Glossary

Tricky spelling:

In the UK we call it the 'centre circle', but in the USA it's called the 'center circle'.