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Players

How well do you know football vocabulary?

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

  1. captain
  2. centre-backs
  3. defenders
  4. full-backs
  5. goalkeeper
  6. midfielders
  7. strikers
  8. substitute
  9. team
  10. wingers

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

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

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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felfoula
23/07/2015
DZ
0
points

thnxx


felfoula
23/07/2015 22:54
Algeria
Liverpool
0

thnxx

rached ro
28/06/2015
DZ
0
points

wonderfull!!


rached ro
28/06/2015 10:48
Algeria
Chelsea
0

wonderfull!!

kharmxas
21/05/2015
UG
0
points

Great


kharmxas
21/05/2015 15:14
Uganda
Arsenal
0

Great

SiFe_Dz
17/05/2015
DZ
0
points

Very Useful Quiz.


SiFe_Dz
17/05/2015 22:55
Algeria
Chelsea
0

Very Useful Quiz.

abdo1970
15/05/2015
MA
0
points

Thanks for help


abdo1970
15/05/2015 11:26
Morocco
Arsenal
0

Thanks for help

Shevamania
10/05/2015
TR
0
points

very well


Shevamania
10/05/2015 00:17
Turkey
Chelsea
0

very well

kisesc2b
07/05/2015
LA
0
points

GOOD


kisesc2b
07/05/2015 02:53
Laos
Chelsea
0

GOOD

kisesc2b
07/05/2015
LA
0
points

Yay


kisesc2b
07/05/2015 02:45
Laos
Chelsea
0

Yay

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K.Jelali
04/05/2015
TN
0
points

as usual 10/10


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K.Jelali
04/05/2015 16:03
Tunisia
Southampton
0

as usual 10/10

mongolia_messi
18/04/2015
MN
0
points

i have completed this quiz. it is very useful tips about football and english. Thanks a lot.


mongolia_messi
18/04/2015 16:21
Mongolia
Manchester United
0

i have completed this quiz. it is very useful tips about football and english. Thanks a lot.

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Rich
18/04/2015
ES
594
points

Thanks for your comment Mongolia_Messi and welcome to Premier Skills English! Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
18/04/2015 21:22
Spain
Liverpool
594

Thanks for your comment Mongolia_Messi and welcome to Premier Skills English! Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Otgonzaya
25/03/2015
MN
0
points

thanks for give me knowledge


Otgonzaya
25/03/2015 14:25
Mongolia
Liverpool
0

thanks for give me knowledge

julitoocesar
24/03/2015
VE
0
points

funny :D


julitoocesar
24/03/2015 00:32
Venezuela
Chelsea
0

funny :D

polocar
22/03/2015
OM
0
points

Wonderfull


polocar
22/03/2015 12:25
Oman
Chelsea
0

Wonderfull

bajra manoj
20/03/2015
NP
0
points

this quiz is very useful n we can test ourselves also


bajra manoj
20/03/2015 06:03
Nepal
Chelsea
0

this quiz is very useful n we can test ourselves also

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Rich
20/03/2015
ES
594
points

Thanks for your comment Bajra. Yes, testing yourself is a good way to help you remember new vocabulary. You can also download the football vocabulary phrasebooks on each page and test yourself when you are offline too! Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
20/03/2015 09:18
Spain
Liverpool
594

Thanks for your comment Bajra. Yes, testing yourself is a good way to help you remember new vocabulary. You can also download the football vocabulary phrasebooks on each page and test yourself when you are offline too! Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Yuji
19/03/2015
JP
11
points

It's useful for me.


Yuji
19/03/2015 00:38
Japan
Manchester United
11

It's useful for me.

Jayminz
16/03/2015
VN
0
points

great!!!


Jayminz
16/03/2015 23:38
Vietnam
Manchester United
0

great!!!

medaziz
14/03/2015
MA
0
points

it's very useful, thank you :)


medaziz
14/03/2015 23:25
Morocco
Chelsea
0

it's very useful, thank you :)

keattichat
09/03/2015
TH
0
points

Great!!!!!


keattichat
09/03/2015 06:14
Thailand
Manchester United
0

Great!!!!!

keattichat
09/03/2015
TH
0
points

i got 7 point


keattichat
09/03/2015 06:12
Thailand
Manchester United
0

i got 7 point

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Bencee
08/03/2015
NG
0
points

Great


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Bencee
08/03/2015 00:50
Nigeria
Manchester United
0

Great

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shihabkhan19
02/03/2015
BD
0
points

Its very good...Thanks


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shihabkhan19
02/03/2015 04:09
Bangladesh
Manchester United
0

Its very good...Thanks

andrey2003
28/02/2015
RU
0
points

good


andrey2003
28/02/2015 18:01
Russia
Chelsea
0

good

Lordcrisv
28/02/2015
BR
0
points

good test.


Lordcrisv
28/02/2015 17:00
Brazil
Arsenal
0

good test.

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faublak
24/02/2015
VE
0
points

Very fun


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faublak
24/02/2015 14:59
Venezuela
Chelsea
0

Very fun

SuccecsiveMilestone
22/02/2015
KR
0
points

Funny!


SuccecsiveMilestone
22/02/2015 01:16
South Korea
Arsenal
0

Funny!

Disha
14/02/2015
EG
0
points

Goooooooooooooooooooood


Disha
14/02/2015 13:49
Egypt
Manchester United
0

Goooooooooooooooooooood

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Ayan Das Gupta
11/02/2015
IN
0
points

That was not that hard.Thanks!


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Ayan Das Gupta
11/02/2015 07:20
India
Manchester United
0

That was not that hard.Thanks!

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Bruhftw
30/01/2015
TN
0
points

GOOD 10/10 !!


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Bruhftw
30/01/2015 16:27
Tunisia
Crystal Palace
0

GOOD 10/10 !!

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admin
30/01/2015
GB
560
points

Well done!


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admin
30/01/2015 16:52
United Kingdom
Arsenal
560

Well done!

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Bruhftw
30/01/2015
TN
0
points

I did pretty well!!


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Bruhftw
30/01/2015 16:23
Tunisia
Crystal Palace
0

I did pretty well!!

TONY V
25/01/2015
IT
0
points

it's simple


TONY V
25/01/2015 19:58
Italy
Manchester City
0

it's simple

Lars Grau
20/06/2014
BR
0
points

Great!


Lars Grau
20/06/2014 01:30
Brazil
Manchester City
0

Great!

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Anec
17/06/2014
LK
0
points

That wasn't so hard...


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Anec
17/06/2014 04:45
Sri Lanka
Chelsea
0

That wasn't so hard...

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Pocoyo
15/06/2014
MY
0
points

I know nothing about a football game, but I managed to answer all the questions. It's great to have learned the different roles in a team.


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Pocoyo
15/06/2014 08:06
Malaysia
Manchester United
0

I know nothing about a football game, but I managed to answer all the questions. It's great to have learned the different roles in a team.

admin's picture
admin
15/06/2014
GB
560
points

Wow! Pocoyo - well done! You have completed lots of our quizzes. You must have great football vocabulary!


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admin
15/06/2014 12:07
United Kingdom
Arsenal
560

Wow! Pocoyo - well done! You have completed lots of our quizzes. You must have great football vocabulary!

markpug62
03/08/2013
0
points

very useful tips about football game , Thanks a lot


markpug62
03/08/2013 19:46


0

very useful tips about football game , Thanks a lot

Leaderboard

Top Scorers
RankNameScore
1mobeckham6511
2Alex_from_Ukraine6313
3hsn5541
4wsanta5086
5kwesimanifest4776
6Liubomyr4417
7elghoul3988
8assemjuve3705
9aragorn19863557
10Gergő Nagy3396
Country ranking
RankNameScore
1Colombia71580
2Ukraine33502
3Spain29065
4Serbia27426
5Brazil22839
6Albania20578
7Vietnam20212
8Turkey19956
9Macedonia19074
10Bosnia and Herzegovina16333
Club ranking
RankNameScore
1Manchester United143011
2Liverpool110506
3Chelsea89520
4Arsenal85722
5Manchester City58017
6Tottenham Hotspur19196
7Newcastle United10525
8West Ham United7579
9AFC Bournemouth4667
10Crystal Palace4486

Level

2
Average: 2 (1 vote)

Goals

Complete these activities and you will:

Learn and practise 10 words used to talk about football players and positions.

Glossary

Tricky spelling: It's 'captain' not 'captian'!