How Long Is Halftime in Soccer

How Long Is Halftime in Soccer?

One of the most commonly used phrases by soccer commentators and reporters is that a match was a ‘game of two halves’. The inference of the phrase means that the events which occurred during the game were different in the second half, compared to the first half. We can’t say this if it weren’t for […]

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What Does FC Mean in Soccer

What Does FC Mean in Soccer?

You may have seen this acronym written as part of a soccer team name, for example FC Barcelona. You may have wondered, what does FC mean in soccer? We will cover this, along with other related terms that could be confusing. After reading this article, you will know what FC stands for in soccer. We’ll […]

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Why Are Soccer Balls Black And White

Why Are Soccer Balls Black And White?

In this article, we are going to look back on the history of the soccer ball. Starting with it’s earliest origins and how it has developed over the years. Of course, we will also answer why (sometimes) it is black and white. One of the great things about soccer is that the amount of equipment you need […]

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What Is A Cap in Soccer

What Is A Cap in Soccer?

Have you ever seen or heard soccer commentators, reporters or even players talking about ‘caps’, ‘being capped’, ‘first cap’? You might have been puzzled about what a cap actually means. We are most definitely not talking about a cap being worn on the field of play, as is often done by goalkeepers to protect their […]

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What Is A Hat Trick In Soccer

What Is A Hat Trick In Soccer?

Whether you play soccer, watch soccer or best of all, do both, you have almost certainly heard the term ‘hat trick’ either from another player or from the commentator. If you are unsure what the phrase hat-trick means in soccer, then in simple terms it occurs when a player scores three goals in a match. However, […]

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How Many Players on A Soccer Team

How Many Players on A Soccer Team?

How many players on a soccer team is going to depend on what type of match it is. For any organized soccer game, the number of people on a soccer team is usually going to be 11. This also means that usually the number of players on the soccer field will be 22.  We say usually […]

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Who Invented Soccer

Who Invented Soccer?

Many sports can trace their originals back through the decades, and even centuries to when they were first played, but whether we can say any specific sports were ‘invented’ would imply that some person or persons sat down and literally drew up a blueprint from scratch on how to play the game. Rather than that […]

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How Long is A Soccer Game

How Long is A Soccer Game?

If you know anything about soccer and were asked how long a game is, you’d give the simple answer of ’90 minutes’ and move swiftly on. After all, according to Law 7 of the rules of soccer, it should consist of two halves of 45 minutes, and simple arithmetic tells us 2 times 45 is […]

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Best Womens Soccer Cleats

Best Women’s Soccer Cleats of 2021

When you start looking for the best women’s soccer cleats, it may come as a surprise that there is no lack of choice. Considering that the sport is still more popular among men, you’d think that the choice of quality soccer cleats will be uneven. Well, that is not the case. Once you delve into these […]

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Best Turf Soccer Shoes

Best Turf Soccer Shoes 2021 – Reviews & Comparisons

If you’re serious about playing soccer, you always need a pair of turf soccer shoes. The standard soccer cleats are great for playing on the grass. However, you’re going to need an extra pair of soccer shoes when you play on artificial turf or hard surface. Finding the best turf soccer shoes is far from an […]

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