Why Was Di Matteo Sacked?
It is becoming a familiar sight at Chelsea. Hold that, it is already a familiar sight at Chelsea, and it should be…
Fernando Torres Misery
The Question we are all asking ourself, has Fernando Torres lost it or will he back to his old ways sometime this season…
Mental Toughness In Soccer
The mental toughness in playing the game of soccer is extremely important. It can determine how successful you are…
2015/16 Barclays Premier League: Week - 2: Manchester
The situation of David de Gea, Manchester United could make a 180 degree turn, and after staying in the stands at the…
Total Football
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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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Football Coaching Software Reviews
Since child that I love football. After the earlier years of childhood passions, one still remains in my daily focus... Football! Nowadays, as a future master degree student in Football Sports Training, I have the need to be aware of the new football coaching software that could help me achieve…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Aug 26, 2015  
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What You Can Learn About Your Favorite Pro Soccer Players
There are people who follow their favorite movie star’s career, learning all of the background, history and of course, all of the juicy rumors. Then there are people who are more sports oriented, interested not in Hollywood legends and upcoming stars but in athletes, especially at the professional level. But,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Dec 14, 2010  
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Soccer Gear for Kids
Soccer equipment is about the same for all ages. You need some socks, shin guards and cleats for stability and speed; also you want to make sure to do proper research. Now research can be asking either friends or other soccer players for their experience. It could be looking around…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Apr 16, 2012  
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plan soccer practice
You're the new coach and now you need to plan soccer practice. Where do you start? For the first time coach, coming up with a plan on what to coach can be a challenge. If you have never played or coached before you may not know how to organize a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Mar 30, 2011  
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How To Earn Respect From Your Players
Earning and keeping the respect of your players is paramount to your success as a soccer coach. Any parent of a teenager or preteen can tell you about the challenges that parenting brings, and when you’re on the pitch coaching, those challenges certainly manifest in all kinds of ways. Players…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Dec 30, 2013  
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The Beautiful Game
It was the closing minutes of a heated quarter-final match between Argentina and the Netherlands during the 1998 World Cup. The two teams were desperately trying to break the 1-1 deadlock. The world thought that the game would be headed into extra time because it appeared neither team was going…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Oct 21, 2011  
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Cup Of Nations - What Do You Know About It?
The cup of nations also called the africa cup of nations is the major soccer competion on the continent. So , how does it all began? The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) invited four self-ruled African coutries then to their 1956 congress in Lisbon Portugal. These countries were Ethiopia…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Soccer   Feb 18, 2012  
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