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FA Cup Bringing Together Heavyweights in 5th Round

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Mid February will see a return of England’s famous FA Cup, which pits together all the teams in the English leagues from top to bottom, bringing about strange matches.  For example, last weekend saw a match between Premier League leaders Arsenal and League 1 side Coventry City (2 leagues below […]

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How to Become a Professional Soccer Player

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Nearly every young athlete shares the same dream.  It typically involves making the big play in front of thousands of fans on the biggest stage and experiencing the ultimate thrill of glory.  Then there’s the money and the fame and all the other wonderful things that come along with being […]

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Should Young Soccer Players Play In Higher Age Groups?

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An interesting trend has grown throughout youth soccer.  When a certain player is head and shoulders more talented than everyone around him or her, they often feel the need to play in an older team.  By playing with older kids, they will be thrown into the action against tougher competition, […]

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Do January Transfer Buys Actually Help a Team Improve?

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Nearly every good professional soccer team wants to buy that perfect player that will help them finish out their season in style, and hopefully with a trophy!  No matter how the season has gone up to this midway point, there is that hope that just one single player could push […]

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How To Get Your Soccer Team To Hustle

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Nothing frustrates a soccer coach more than when their players aren’t hustling after the ball.  When you watch an opponent dribble past your entire defense and score a goal, and all you can do is sit back and stare as your players lackadaisically jog back, there is definitely a level […]

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How To Gain the Respect of Your Youth Soccer Team

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Little kids are quite fickle.  Especially around the ages of 8-12, when most young soccer players start to play the game, they get to that age when trouble ensues.  No longer little kids, these youths begin to ignore authority, make mischief, and can often become quite the nuisance!  For an […]

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Counter Attacks Must Be Fast and Lethal in Soccer

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Many goals in soccer come through the counter attack.  Catching an opponent’s defense off-guard and having an advantage in numbers in their third of the field is the easiest way to score.  There are limitless options and a great chance that an opportunity will present itself.  But even when all […]

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Will Clint Dempsey’s Loan to Fulham Help America’s World Cup Hopes?

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The big news of the New Year for American soccer was that Clint Dempsey has returned to the English Premier League through a 2-month loan deal to Fulham, the club where he had the most personal success of his career.  With the MLS now in its offseason, the move should […]

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Top 3 EPL Teams Separating From the Pack?

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In the last several months, talk was that the English Premier League could be contended by as many as 7 different teams!  While the traditional likes of Chelsea, Manchester City, and Manchester United were all basically assumed to be near the top of the table by season’s end, surprising starts […]

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What Happens on the Field Needs to Stay on the Field

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Soccer can be a very emotional sport, especially towards the end of a major match, when desperation and panic can set in.  Players often will be left furious and flailing their hands in the air when their opening went unseen by a teammate, who instead opted to shoot.  A single […]

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