Translations requested by Pilar de la Horadada football supporters.

Football match                          Partido de fútbol 
Referee                                     Árbitro
Team                                         Equipo
Goal keeper                              Portero    
Football pitch                           Campo de fútbol
Players                                      Jugadores
Foul ref.                                    Falta árbitro
Corner                                      Corner (Saque de esquina)
Out                                           Fuera
Offside                                     Fuera de Juego
Handball                                  ¡Manos!
Our ball                                   ¡Nuestra!
Are you blind, ref?                   Arbitro, ¿estás ciego?
Put you're glasses on ref.        Ponte las gafas árbitro
That's a dive                            Se ha tirado a la piscina
Send him off!                           Expúlsalo  ¡A la calle!
You're crap ref!                        Qué malo eres árbitro
                                                 ¡Lo haces fatal!
Red card                                   Tarjeta roja
How much have you been paid? 

                                               ¿Cuánto te han pagado? or
                                               ¡Árbitro comprado!
Son of a bitch                            ¡Hijo de puta!
Lend me your blond hair dye     Déjame tu tinte rubio
Don't pull my pony tail               No me tires de la coleta
Are you taking the mickey?      ¿Me estás tomando el pelo?
There's no way that's a card!    ¡No es tarjeta, ni de coña!
I’ve seen better!                       ¡Los he visto mejores!
Yellow card                               Tarjeta amarilla
Clean game / dirty game          Juego limpio / juego sucio
Shoot                                        Chute
Kick                                           Patada
Penalty                                      Penalti
Goal                                         ¡Gol!
1st, 2nd, 3rd division                Primera, segunda, tercera división.
League                                     Liga
Whistle                                      Silbato
We are the champions!           ¡Campeones, campeones, oeoeoe!

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