:Football Terminology


in football (soccer), what are caps? how are they different from appearances?

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Anonymous 0 Comments

Caps specifically refer to international matches. So like Manchester vs Tottenham would not be a cap.

And it comes form back in the day with international matches were not as common and players would get commemorative caps for participating.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Caps are “Appearances for the national team”, and refers back to the days when they would literally give out caps (hats) to players for every game they played in.