Betting and Football Glossary
Asian Handicap – Park Ji-Sung.
Bottle – An implement to throw at El Hadji Diouf.
Carpet – A late night drunken snack.
Double Carpet – A late night drunken treat.
Each Way – Ashley Cole style betting.
IBAS - An arbitration service which deals with betting disputes between punters and bookmakers - before eventually siding with the bookmaker.
Jolly – Frank Lampard.
Mug’s Bet – Liverpool to win the Premier League.
Over-Round – Mido.
Round Robin – What a female guest at an Arsenal Christmas party has to get.
Tissue price – Robbie Savage’s number one concern.
Yankee – Like a Brit – only fatter.
Attacker – Joey Barton.
Ball to Hand – Not an unusual occurrence in the Cole residence.
Consolation – When your bet loses but Robbie Savage breaks his leg.
Counterattack – When an accountant turns violent.
Draw – A pleasing result for Rio Ferdinand.
Dribbling – What Frank Lampard does when he sees a pig.
Holding midfielder – Lee Bowyer.
Home win – A match in which Mike Riley is officiating.
Man to Man marking – Ashley Cole’s preferred defensive method.
Right Winger – John Terry.
The 18 Yard Box – Helen Chamberlain.