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Soccer FAQs

When is a Corner Kick Awarded?

Our readers wanted to know When is a corner kick awarded in the game of soccer. Well, a corner kick is awarded when the ball goes behind the goal line with the last touch being made by a member of the defensive team.

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Soccer FAQs

What is the Start of a Soccer Game Called?

Our readers posed the question, What is the start of a soccer game called? … and here’s the answer: The start of a soccer game is very often called the kickoff and involves one team kicking the ball either backwards or forwards to start the game.

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Soccer FAQs

What is the Touchline in Soccer?

Question: What is the touchline in Soccer? Top Answer: The touchline in soccer is the line which denotes the edge of the playing area in its length and runs from the corner flag at one end of the pitch to the corner flag at the other end. The coaches and substitutes are very often situated […]

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Deflatable Soccer Ball

Why are More People Using Deflatable Soccer Balls?

If you are involved in soccer, for instance with soccer coaching, and need more than one soccer ball at a time you might find it difficult and impractical to transport a number of soccer balls together to a training session. Increasingly, more and more people and especially soccer coaches are using deflatable soccer balls to […]

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Soccer Ball for 5 Year Olds

What’s the Best Size Soccer Ball for 5 Year Olds?

My 5 year old son has just started to show an interest in soccer so I thought I should buy him a ball of his own to practise. Before I went to the store though, I asked around because I hadn’t played soccer before myself and  thought I should check out what type of soccer […]

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Best Soccer Ball for u10

What Size Soccer Ball for u10? Size is Important!!!

It might sound obvious but one of the most important things to make sure you get right when looking after young soccer players is that they have the right equipment and are playing on a pitch that is the right size. All too often young under 10 players are asked to play in games that […]

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Best Soccer Ball Under 30

What is the Best Soccer Ball Under 30 Dollars?

The only real piece of equipment you need to play soccer is of course a soccer ball, literally everything else can be improvised! Many people simply don’t have the cash to go out and buy one of the high end soccer balls on the market but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy playing soccer. In […]

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Best Soccer Cleats for Forwards

What are the Best Soccer Cleats for Forwards?

Scoring goals is just about the hardest and most important job in soccer. As well as needing skill and strength to do it, many strikers wear special soccer cleats that help them to score as many goals as they can. So with so many options to choose from, what are the best soccer cleats for […]

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Wide Foot Soccer Cleats

Wide Foot Soccer Cleats? What are the Best Soccer Cleats for Wide Feet?

My son has inherited my wide feet which is bad enough for finding shoes to fit, but finding wide foot soccer cleats is a whole new challenge!Our Recommended Wide Feet Cleats He absolutely loves soccer and plays as often as he can which makes us both happy but trying to find the best soccer cleats […]

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Soccer FAQs

What is a “Counter Attack” in Football

A soccer counter attack is when a team launches a quick attack having had possession of the ball turned over to them in a defensive situation. This often represents a good way for teams to score goals because the counter attacking team can take advantage of the element of surprise and exploit spaces left by […]

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