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The best soccer training drills for kids & adults (70+ drills)

Soccer coaching isn’t always the easiest of tasks, and if you’ve just taken on your first coaching assignment then you may be struggling to come up with new training ideas, or maybe you’re looking for a training method that can hone a skill your side is currently lacking. In order to help you in your … Read more

How to play the 4-4-2 soccer formation

How to play the 4-4-2 soccer formation When it comes to soccer, the go to formation since the traditional 11 a side game came to fruition has been 4-4-2. It’s the most loved, used and often useful formation that you can use. While you may think that it is very simple and straightforward to implement, … Read more

How to play the 4-5-1 soccer formation

How to play the 4-5-1 soccer formation When it comes to choosing the right formation for your team, there are many different variables that you will need to take into account before you set a certain formation in stone. It is often a good idea to stick with one or two formations for any given … Read more

How to play the 4-3-3 soccer formation

How to play the 4-3-3 soccer formation When it comes to setting your team up for a game of football, you need to play to your strengths. Too many coaches rely on notions that they have picked up watching some of the best teams in the world or what they have read in an article. … Read more

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How to play the 4-4-2 soccer formation with a diamond midfield

How to play the 4-4-2 soccer formation with a diamond midfield When it comes to soccer formations that are commonly used all across the world, the 4-4-2 formation is the most popular. This is due to the fact that it is very flexible and can be easily tailored to suit your requirements on any given … Read more

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The Soccer Biography of Gabriel Batistuta

Read Our Guide to Get All the Gabriel Batistuta Facts You Could Ever Need! Name: Gabriel Omar Batistuta Date of Birth: February 1st, 1969 Clubs: Newell’s Old Boys 1988-89 River Plate 1989-90 Boca Juniors 1990-91 Fiorentina 1991-00 Roma 2000-03 Inter Milan 2003 Al Arabi 2003-05 Powerful. Clinical. Unplayable. Those are some of the adjectives that … Read more

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Soccer Throw in Drills – 4 Drills You Can Use Today

When practicing throw ins with your soccer team, it helps to have set drills that not only refine the skills of those making the throws, but also those who will be receiving the throws. These four drills will not only give your teams best arms plenty of practice, but gives defenders, midfielders and even strikers the … Read more

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How to Trap a Soccer Ball – 5 steps to Kill a Ball Stone Dead

Trapping a Soccer ball seems like an easy enough thing to accomplish, unless you’ve tried it. Almost never will a ball come rolling slowly and evenly straight at you to the point where you can pick up a foot and place it on top of the ball, stopping it perfectly. Receiving a soccer ball coming … Read more

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How to Tape an Ankle for Soccer – 5 Essential Tips

Ankle taping is a fundamental aspect of a soccer players ritual. It provides stability of the joints and muscles, acting as a necessary preventative measure for injuries in the sport. The process is similar for all other high impact sports, such as football, basketball. Each sport can require different methods for ankle and joint taping, … Read more

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A Guide to Free Kicks in Soccer

Confused by Soccer Free Kicks? Let Our Guide Help You You may have been watching a soccer game and then heard the referee blow his whistle to call for a foul. The ball will then be placed on the field and a team will be given a free kick from that spot. If you are … Read more

A Guide to the Advantage Rule in Soccer

Confused by the Soccer Advantage Rule? Let Our Guide Help You In soccer, the quality of a game is greatly dependent on its smooth flow and observance of the general rules of sportsmanship. Committing a foul on an opponent results in the referee momentarily stopping the game and punishing the offender. Each foul committed during … Read more