Analysis Football cliches and what they really mean

Discussion in 'Essendon' started by DERO, Sep 27, 2017.

Put it out there
  1. DERO

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    Football cliches with translations
     
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  2. DERO

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    Old fashioned footballer: slow
     
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    DERO MIDFIELD BULL

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    Country boy: gets wasted on the weekend.
     
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    Neat kick: can't kick very far
     
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    One paced: slow
     
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    Athletic mid: ran well at draft camp but actually isn't any good
     
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    Close checking: borderline psychopath
     
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    Clever forward: Cherry picker
     
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    Marks the ball at its highest point: = Tall.
     
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    Lock down defender: Do NOT give him the ball when attacking
     
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    journeyman - been cut by 4 clubs but is a ruck so continues to have break glass value
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    accumulator - opposition wants the ball in your hands
     
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    mercurial - aboriginal forward, or Steve Johnson.
     
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    full credit to [insert team name here]: we won
     
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    [player] has some x factor: My vocabulary isn't extensive enough to find the words to describe this player
     
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    he crosses his i's and dots his t's - dyslexic clicheman
     
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    Special - sexually attractive.

    also

    delicious - sexually attractive
     
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