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Futsal Ball vs Soccer Ball

Futsal Ball vs Soccer Ball – What’s The Difference?

What is futsal? We need to examine that before we can know what the difference is between a futsal ball vs a soccer ball.  Soccer originates from sports first played under organized conditions in the 19th century. Those early games spawned several variations. The sport Americans call ‘football’, and which the rest of the world […]

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Soccer Formations 4 3 3

Soccer Formations 4 3 3 – What Does it Mean?

One aspect of soccer that causes a great deal of debate and confusion is that of formations. A formation is a basic way the outfield players of a team line up in a match. It makes the most of the team’s strengths, and combats the threats which the other team may pose. Formations are an […]

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What is Offside in Soccer

What is Offside in Soccer?

If you were to ask soccer players, coaches, and fans which regulation causes them the most frustration and angst, the majority answer will undoubtedly be the offside rule. Apart from the technical aspect of what the offside rules actually is, there are also the countless instances where goals have or have not been allowed based […]

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Best Soccer Players of All Time

Best Soccer Players of All Time

Who the best soccer players in the world are is guaranteed to cause a debate. There are so many variables that a definitive answer is almost impossible. The era they played, the teams they played for and finally, the positions they played all play a part in this. We are going to list 7 players […]

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Why is Soccer So Popular

Why is Soccer So Popular?

Whether you agree or not with the statement that soccer is the world’s most popular sports, when you look at some of the data in relation to its popularity it has a pretty strong case for that title. We will take a look at some of these in some detail, but plucking just one out, […]

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What To Eat Before A Soccer Game

What To Eat Before A Soccer Game

You will undoubtedly have heard the phrase, ‘you are what you eat’, and in most cases this is true. If you stuff your face full of burgers, fries, cakes, and soda, then you can expect to add a few inches to your waistline and suffer from a lack of vitality. If instead, you were to eat […]

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What Does A Yellow Card Mean in Soccer

What Does A Yellow Card Mean in Soccer?

All sports have laws, rules, and regulations, and depending on which sport you are playing, if you do anything that contravenes them, there is likely to be some kind of forfeit or penalty. With soccer, the most common forfeit is a free-kick to the opposition team where they get to place the ball and pass […]

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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?

Soccer has its fair share of buzz words, technical terms, and abbreviations. To anyone who knows very little about a particular sport, some of these can be confusing, to the point of almost being bizarre. When it comes to soccer, there is no shortage of terminology with terms like scissors kick, dead ball, zonal marking, […]

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