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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Soccer is characterized by high aerobic demands interspersed with frequent bursts of anaerobic activity. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is considered a viable alternative to traditional endurance conditioning and…

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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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Players ages 13 and up should use an official size 5 soccer ball. Goals and fields become official size at age 13 play, so the ball follows the…

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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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Most programs also require head coaches to earn diplomas from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. According to USSF, the minimum requirement for a head coach is…

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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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Gottfried Dienst (Basel, 9 September 1919 – Bern, 1 June 1998) was a Swiss association football referee. He was mostly known as the referee of the 1966 FIFA…

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Three years later the inaugural World Netball Tournament took place in Eastbourne, England, and so the tradition began. Where was the first Netball World Cup held? Eastbourne When…

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England lose the decisive penalty shoot-out 4-3 against West Germany in the World Cup semi-final. Gary Lineker, Peter Beardsley and David Platt scored the first three penalties for…

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