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What is a Corner Kick in Soccer Game?

A corner kick occurs when the ball goes behind the goal line with the last touch being made by a member of the defensive team. This means that an offensive player can place the ball in the quadrant by the corner flag and has an uncontested opportunity to kick the ball where they would like.

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Soccer FAQs

What Does a Soccer Coach Do?

A soccer coach has a number of responsibilities to improve the level of ability and performance of soccer players that they look after as well as often deciding on how a soccer team will play by choosing different players and tactics.

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Soccer FAQs

What is the Under 12 Soccer Ball Size?

A size 4 soccer ball should be used for under 12 soccer. The rules state that this should be 25-26 inches circumference.

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Soccer FAQs

What Size Soccer Ball for High School?

A full size soccer ball is size 5 as denoted by regulation sizes and rules state that a size 5 ball must be 27 – 28 inches in circumference which is about 8.6 inches in diameter.

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Soccer Captain

What Does it Mean to be a Captain?

When young kids dream of making it to the top as a soccer player, many also dream of being their team’s captain as very often they are seen to be the most important player in the soccer team, but is that really true? What does it mean to be a Captain? In truth there are some […]

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soccer field dimensions

How Big are Soccer Fields?

We all watch top level soccer and see the best players in the world demonstrating their skills on the world stage but have you ever stopped to wonder just how big are soccer fields? When we see the best players in the world hitting long passes across the full width of the soccer pitch, just how […]

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soccer goal dimensions

What are the Dimensions of a Soccer Goal?

Whilst it is often taken for granted and very little thought is given to how wide a soccer goal is, it’s hard to think of another aspect of soccer which is more important! The entire game of soccer and the associated excitement factor is based around moments when the ball either goes into the goal […]

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Soccer Goalkeeper Rebounder Drills

Improve your Performance with a Goalkeeper Rebounder Net

Some of the most innovative coaches in soccer have been goalkeeping coaches and they have been using a range of different equipment to develop the skills of goalkeepers for many years. Frans Hoek is a great innovator who has worked at Ajax, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester United and virtually redefined the role of the […]

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soccer rebounder drills

Professional Soccer Rebounder Drills

A soccer rebounder is a fantastic piece of equipment that will enable you to develop a whole range of skills both in team practice and individual practice. Arguably the greatest benefit these training aids is that you can set up soccer rebounder drills that allow you to develop team based soccer skills by working individually […]

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