Unsporting behavior includes if a player: Attempts to deceive the referee e.g., by feigning injury or pretending to have been fouled (simulation). Changes places with the goalkeeper during…

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The use of protective headgear among high school soccer players does not result in fewer or less severe sport-related concussions compared to players who wear no headgear at…

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Straight sprinting is the most frequent action before goals, both for the scoring and assisting player. … Professional players have become faster over time, indicating that sprinting skills…

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Protective headgear is officially allowed by Fifa Rule 4 on Equipment. FIFA first allowed the use of protective headgear (often dubbed “concussion headgear”) on the field in 2003….

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A team receives three points for a win (no points are awarded for a loss), while a draw is worth one point for each side. This same point…

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Maradona was left off the Argentine squad for the 1978 World Cup on home soil by coach César Luis Menotti who felt he was too young at age…

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To begin, players pass the ball to each player in number order – so 1 to 2 to 3 to 4 etc. After a few minutes, call a…

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Your throwing hand should be positioned under the ball with your throwing arm kept straight. Use your non-throwing arm to point in the direction of your target and…

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Records trace the history of soccer back more than 2,000 years ago to ancient China. Greece, Rome, and parts of Central America also claim to have started the…

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Juggling the Soccer Ball will Improve Your Single Leg Strength: As a soccer player, you are constantly on one leg, trying to balance, and put your body in…

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