Before I started helping (mostly) Americans see soccer games in England, I was a sportswriter…
Ways that Brits Say “That Game Sucked”
Here are a ton of ways that British announcers will say a football game was terrible.
Let’s face it: not every game is a thriller. In fact, some of them are really no fun at all. At a game like that, other than the supporters having a go at one another, the only fun thing to do is try to figure out which word or phrase the media will use to describe this shit show.
Here are the ones we’ve collected over the years from both print and broadcast:
- Damp squib
- Lacking in clear-cut chances
- Less than stirring
- Slow burner
Any others you want to suggest? Hit us up in the comments!