A Comprehensive Guide To Football By Someone Who Knows Absolutely Nothing About It

As someone who has never seen a full football match on television, I was asked to guess what some of the most common football terms mean. Here goes nothing.

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Wrong. What it really means is this.

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Nope, that’s wrong. It actually means…

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Nope that’s wrong. This term actually means…

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This is kinda right. A 4-4-2 is…

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It has nothing to do with ITV gameshows.

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Scott Bryan is a TV editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London. Contact this reporter at: scott.bryan@buzzfeed.com
 
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