Football Guide

Football Glossary, Letter Y

Football terms alphabetical index


A short term for the yellow card

Yellow card

A punishment given for serious violations that do not deserve yet a sending off; also given for repetitive rule violations 

Yo-yo club

A club that is constantly relegated and promoted; examples of these are Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion, dubbed such because they go up and down English football divisions like yo-yos