What Did Mark Clattenburg Say To Mikel?
For those of you who aren't yet aware, Chelsea launched a formal complaint against referee Mark Clattenburg after Sunday's…
Three Key Pieces Of Kids Soccer Equipment
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1000 Daily Touches 15 - 20 Minutes Will Change
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The Timeless Beauty Of the World Cup
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The Great FC Barcelona
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How To Earn Respect From Your Players
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Soccer Articles (200)
Ryan Giggs Vs Twitter
Not too long ago there were rumors in the UK, speaking of a football (soccer) player, a married football player, who had sexual relations with Big Brother star Imogen Thomas. The newspapers couldn't really publish anything, as that football player was quick enough to go to court and get a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   May 26, 2011  
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Passing Drills for Soccer
Most drills for soccer need to be worked on and perfected at home, not at practice. One exception that I feel is important is passing drills. Passing requires a teammate or coach to work with, preferably another player to work on timing as well. You could work the at home…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Apr 04, 2011  
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toddler soccer drills
Where can I toddler soccer drills that will make my child a good soccer player? The answer to that is nowhere. Soccer drills will not make your child a good player. There is no magic wand when it comes to teaching soccer drills to young players. The key to teaching…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 23, 2011  
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Soccer Ball Pictures
If possible, I think it is great fun to have cool soccer balls pictures with your favorite sports players. That way, you will have the golden opportunity to enjoy and share the good times you had with them with your loved ones year after year. Each season your most loved…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Feb 16, 2011  
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How to Kick a Soccer Ball
Do you know how to kick a soccer ball correctly? Over the past five years, I have not had one new player come to me that knew the proper way to kick a soccer ball. Many of them would strike the ball with their toe, or push the ball instead…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 24, 2011  
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the new soccer coach
For the new soccer coach getting started can be a little scary. Many coaches started right where you're at now. They were asked to coach their childs team. Don't let the fact that you have never coached before stop you. You may be a little nervous at first and that…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 18, 2011  
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Good Soccer Skills
 Most young soccer players work on learning moves and tricks they can do with the soccer ball and think because the can do those things, they think that they possess good soccer skills. My thoughts on that are very different. I have watched many soccer games where a player will make…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 13, 2011  
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Soccer Drills for U12
Need soccer drills for U12 teams? At this age most of your players should have some experience handling the ball. At the U12 level many of the drills available to you would be good to use. I like to really push position and formations on them at this age. Understanding…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 27, 2011  
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How Can I Improve At Soccer? - 5 Must Know Tips
It's a question many people have asked. You aren't the first and you certainly won't be the last to ask yourself - 'How can I get better at soccer?' Like all sports soccer requires a certain degree of natural ability in order to play it. You can probably already pass…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Jul 06, 2011  
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Soccer Drills for U6
What are some good soccer drills for U6 players? At this age most of these players are new to soccer so trying to teach them too much about the game itself is going to be a challenge. Let's work on teaching them ball control. Of course we want to teach…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 27, 2011  
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How To Warm Up For Soccer Matches
So many of us find going through a warm up for soccer matches a chore. And if you're anything like me you'll be keen to skip a warm up altogether so you can get on with playing! However, it is crucial, to always go through some warm up drills for…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Jul 08, 2011  
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Warm Up Drills For Soccer
Whenever we do physical activity of any kind it's a really good idea to warm up before undertaking that activity properly. One of the biggest causes of injures for soccer players is a failure to do some simple warm up drills for soccer properly. This means that if players did…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Jul 06, 2011  
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How To Improve Ball Control - Soccer
The greatest thing about soccer is the simplicity of the sport. As long as you have a ball you can play almost anywhere. You can play alone or in a team. There aren't really any other sports where you can do this. Perhaps this is the reason why soccer is…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Jul 04, 2011  
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Soccer Practice Drills Too
Soccer practice drills have changed over the years. Now we need the players moving all the time. The days when they would stand in line and wait their turn is long gone. The need to be moving, they need to be challenged during practice to keep the interested. So when you…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 13, 2011  
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fun soccer drills
Coaching young, very young players can be a lot of fun if you use fun soccer drills. It's important to keep thing moving very fast for the younger players. If you give them time they will be off picking flowers and you will have a heck of a time trying to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 13, 2011  
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soccer practice
Soccer practice Setting up soccer practice for the first time coach can be a little intimidating, maybe even a little scary. You have so much that you want to teach but not sure where to start. Or maybe you're not sure how to set up a soccer practice to get the most…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 13, 2011  
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youth soccer skills
Teaching youth soccer skills to help tomorrows top players require that you know the fundamentals of the game and fundamentals of the individual skills you are trying to teach. What exactly are you teaching? Shooting skills? Passing or defensive skills? Maybe even goalie skills. What level are you teaching? All…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 19, 2011  
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Discount Soccer Balls
The game of soccer is an exciting one, however it can be an expensive one too. There are many costs for soccer that can add up including cleats, balls and uniforms. In order to help you save, I will like to share with you some valuable tips which can help…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Feb 17, 2011  
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Latest Soccer News: Where to Get All the News You Need
There was a time, not so long ago that soccer was not nearly as popular in the United States as it is now. There was hardly any examples of the soccer craze and certainly not as much coverage. It was virtually unheard of to see a game on television and…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Dec 14, 2010  
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soccer training videos
Soccer training videos, should we use them as a coaching tutorial? Absolutely! Videos can be a very powerful training tool that can be used and referenced on an everyday basis. Imagine holding practice and seeing that a player is consistently shooting the ball over the goal and he has trouble…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 20, 2011  
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more soccer coaching drills
More Soccer coaching drills that you use can be broken down into several categories. Passing, dribbling, shooting, offense and defense just name a few. I like to use two or three drills in every practice. One practice I will run offensive drills,and another I will run defensive skills. I will…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 21, 2011  
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kicking the soccer ball
Kicking the soccer ball is not the same as kicking a kickball. That is the first thing I go over with my new players every year, and I have to do this because they all do it! Every year my new players have to be broken of the bad habits…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 26, 2011  
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Cool Soccer Balls
The world's most popular sport is the game of soccer. It is indeed impressive to see a stadium filled to its capacity come alive as you watch the ball smashed into the net. Whether you are a fan or spectator, the thunderous sound of the ball as it passes by…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Feb 17, 2011  
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The Popularity of Online Soccer Games
Online games are a huge industry with every kind of game imaginable available for play. You can be a ninja warrior, battle zombies or out of control androids in very oddly parallel reality or you can play games that are more realistically based. The popularity of online soccer games continues…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Dec 14, 2010  
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Trying Times for Liverpool FC But Will Sacking the Manager Improve the Situation ?
So on Sunday the first of April, Liverpool were defeated by Newcastle United, another league game gone by and more upset fans around the world. Going over many of the articles, I have seen many fans calling for the sacking of the manager. On many websites under the gossip column…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Apr 04, 2012  
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Soccer Position 8v8 Match
Soccer position responsibility in a 8v8 soccer match. When coaching a young team, many teams play 8 players per side. Depending on the formation that you run, the number of players in each position may vary. I run a 2-3-2 formation. In this formation we use a goalie, 2 defenders,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 22, 2011  
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Workouts for Soccer Players - - The Importance Of Fitness
Soccer is a game of constant movement: jogging one moment, sprinting the next, leaping for a header, a slide to win a tackle, and repeated starts and stops and changes of direction. It's a game of bursts, of speed, of balance and of grace. It also is a game defined…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Oct 31, 2013  
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The Return Of Neymar
Neymar has only two games remaining from his four game international suspension. Neymar was suspended for four games because of the scuffle he got into with a Murillo, the Columbian soccer player after their victory over Brazil. Neymar will be coming back just in time for the World cup qualifying…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Jul 27, 2015  
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Scottish Football
Scottish football or soccer in some parts of the world might not have the commercialism of the English Premier League,but it does have the best footballing rivalry known to man.Celtic-Rangers. Over a hundred years of this fixture has had everything,from the good,the bad and the heart breaking.Every emotion known to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Feb 22, 2011  
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Chelsea Fc Usa Tour – When Did We Start Caring About Soccer?
I have been hearing a lot of buzz about the Chelsea FC USA Tour this summer, and I think it is interesting that International soccer, well football really, has become such a big deal. Now I have to admit right up front that I am not a super sports nut,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Jun 04, 2012  
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It has probably happened to you too to feel disappointed of a soccer match, yet again, what were…
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