30/10/2014 c) The carrot pocket Upd. at 21:28 CET Which of these three is a commonly used term for a football goal? Tweet the answer to @sport_en complete with the hashtag #sportencomp and RT this tweet. Adam Hurrey’s humourous book on the language of football is available in bookshops and online now. Here’s the Amazon description: In what other context do soccer fans use the words “aplomb” or “derisory”? Why don’t we use “rifle” as a verb on the other six days of the week?Why do aggrieved midfielders feel the instinctive need to make a giant ball-shaped gesture with both hands after a mistimed tackle is punished? The more Adam Hurrey watched the sport, the more he began to spot the recurring mannerisms, behaviors, opinions, and iconography that were mindlessly repeated in the sports media. Some clichés are ridiculous, some are hilariously outdated, some have survived through their sheer indisputability. Here, featuring gloriously pseudo-scientific diagrams and the inimitable writing style that made footballcliches.com a smash hit, they are covered in all their glory. a) The potato sack Sport EN b) The onion bag If you want to win a copy, then complete the following instructions. We will reveal the winner on November 10.