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USA Has Brazil World Cup in their Sites

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June has become a very successful month for the American Men’s National Soccer team.  After a frightening loss in a friendly against Belgium in late May, the team resurrected a strong and exciting response to defeat Germany.  Since then, the confidence inspired from that victory has pushed the team to […]

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Practice Soccer Like You Play a Game

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In trying to understand how professional soccer star become so great, many people have surmised that talent alone does not lead to success.  What results in soccer players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Gareth Bale is deliberate practice.  It’s not enough to just head outside with a soccer ball […]

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Be Happy When You Play Soccer

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A great life lesson to learn is to be happy in everything you do.  Many people don’t understand this aspect of living and are often totally focused on their lofty long-term aspirations, which leads to a constant frustration with their current situation and a generally unhappy disposition.  Such an attitude […]

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Tips for Passing the Soccer Ball Back to Your Goalie

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For outfield soccer players, there are times when none of your teammates are presenting a decent outlet for a pass.  You can do one of several things in these moments.  You can heave the ball downfield in the hopes a teammate latches onto it (although the more likely scenario is […]

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Helpful Tips and Advice for Dazzling at Soccer Tryouts

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Any young soccer player that has dreams of greatness will eventually have to go through a soccer tryout.  Tryouts usually begin when players wish to engage in travel soccer teams or want to play on school teams, which typically starts in middle school.  How a player handles the nerves of […]

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How to Score More Goals in Youth Soccer

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Soccer is a game that is about the goals!  Everyone wants to be the goal-scorer, and him or her that scores is always the center of the glory and celebrations in soccer.  But scoring goals is no easy feat.  Defenders and goalies live for slowing down goal-scoring chances and can […]

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Defending Starts at the Top With the Forwards

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Young soccer players often wish to play striker or forward so they can have the most opportunities to score goals.  Yes, goal scoring can be a thrilling and rewarding prospect, and surely goals are the vital moment of any soccer game, but too many strikers refuse to help out in […]

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Allow Your Momentum to Carry You Through When Playing Soccer

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Momentum is a key ingredient in life.  There is a natural flow and rhythm of your body and you need to embrace it and follow it at all times.  Today I was re-living all the goals scored by Arsenal this past EPL season in a 30 minute video of glory […]

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How to Become an Assisting Pass Master

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Yesterday saw the powerful team of Arsenal defeat Wigan and send them tumbling down into the basement of English soccer’s second league, the Championship.  During the 4-1 victory for the London club, a player by the name of Santi Cazorla orchestrated all 4 goals and earned an assist on each […]

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Arsenal vs. Wigan to Display Great Drama on Both Ends of Premier League Table

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For both of these clubs, 3 points are absolutely vital when they play against one another on Tuesday.  The English Premier League provides great excitement and drama at the highest level as the season winds down for a variety of reasons.  First off, the bottom three clubs in the league […]

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