football

Kick around about all things soccer; explore football's storied history, current events in the soccer sphere, the intricacies of the game and more.

Roy Skillen17 days ago
The Power of 30
So you want to become the best soccer player you can possibly be? Well, let me tell you something. There is nothing more frustrating as a coach than when we hear kids say, "Yeah, yeah I want to be a p...
Connor Brighton18 days ago
10 Interesting Facts About Soccer
Although the exact date that soccer was created is not known and early versions date back to over 3,000 years old, England is credited with being the nation that gave birth to the game as we know it t...
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Space Zebraa month ago
Barcelona's Relentless Transfer Strategy
After penning Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie de Jong, it would seem as if Barcelona has all they need to contend for a treble this coming season. So why are they going after Neymar to add to an already...
Craig Housea month ago
Finding Value in the Transfer Window
However, with the transfer window still open, there are many more deals to be done. In this inflated transfer market, with players going for tens of millions of pounds, it can be hard for some clubs to strike a good deal and get value for money. So what can clubs do to avoid paying extortionate fees?
Carmel Sylvan2 months ago
Restarting the Rebuilding of Manchester United
Six years and counting; that is the number of years since we last won the title. It appears that the league left with the old gaffer, and so has the identity of Manchester United. Gone are the days of...
Football Nerd2 months ago
Footballers Who Have Hidden Talents We Don't Know About
Many footballers are seen as brainless one-dimensional people with no other talents than when the ball is at their feet. Here are some examples of professional football players who have abilities beyo...
Craig Middleton2 months ago
A Guide to Common Soccer Injuries
Soccer is one of the most popular sports all around the world. It is loved by people of all ages, and it requires very little equipment to be able to actually play it. Just like any other sport, there...
A.J. Jones2 months ago
The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team Is Underachieving
The United States men's national soccer team is probably one of the most underachieving soccer teams globally in FIFA. When you look at the demographics for soccer in the United States, you clearly se...
Football Nerd3 months ago
Liverpool vs. Tottenham UCL 2019 Final
It has been 11 years since two English clubs met in UEFA Champions League final when Manchester United beat Chelsea 6-5 on penalties after a 1-1 draw at the regular time in 2008. The stage is set agai...
Grass Roots Football: The Ups and Downs
Saturdays are the most stressful day of the week for me. Coordinating all of our club teams, hoping everything goes well without any headaches, hoping the teams behave themselves and don’t bring the c...
Donald Jefferson3 months ago
Top Most Promising University Football Teams
University football is followed by millions of avid fans. As such, it only makes sense that these fans would want to stay up-to-date on their teams, as well as other top teams. That’s exactly what we’...
Yannis Kanga3 months ago
Best Summer Signings 2018-19 (Outside of the Premier League)
Giovani Lo Celso (PSG →Real Betis) Many were surprised to the news that Lo Celso was going to be loaned. He was coming off a good season with PSG, and people were expecting him to have an even better ...
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Space Zebra4 months ago
Champions League or Bust:
On the heels of FC Barcelona's Champions League disaster to Liverpool at Anfield, it is pertinent to talk about how Champions League results can define or derail an entire season for big clubs outside...
Dexroy Brooks4 months ago
Was Manchester United's Season Successful?
When Jose Mourinho took over Manchester United, there was a sense of optimism, and it made sense. Jose is a man with a winning mentality, and has demonstrated it through his time with the likes of Por...
Karl Hoscik4 months ago
Arsenal FC
The 2018/19 season has been a whirlwind of emotions for Arsenal fans and players alike. With impressive wins against Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspurs, and Chelsea, alongside draws against Man U, ...
Jack Harris4 months ago
Archibald Leitch
For many of you who didn’t know, football, i.e. soccer, has been around for the best part of 200 years. This was when the modern football rules and codes, that we would associate with today's game, we...
Q-ell Betton5 months ago
Oh, Danny Boy, the Racism Is Calling
Full disclosure: I am an Arsenal fan. For those who are not into football (soccer to our American cousins), even though the game here is played predominantly with the feet! Arsenal football club and t...
Rose Sours5 months ago
World Cup Football—The Greatest Show on Earth
World will witness once more the greatest show on earth by the second week of June 2022 year. I mean the FIFA World Cup Football, to be held in Qatar. Football is celebrated as "the beautiful game" an...