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

Stephen Clearya year ago
History of Football Hooliganism in the United Kingdom
The history of football hooliganism in the United Kingdom began all the way back in the 13th century. From then until now, what is the story behind the football-related violence, and what has the law ...
Dave Schneidera year ago
History's Worst Soccer Riots
Rioting in soccer is fairly common. Its rabid fan base is worldwide and it often takes common rivalries personally. Most matches feature the casual drunken fan yelling profanities at one another, but ...
Clare Dinsdalea year ago
Chasing Football
It is 9:30 AM on a Wednesday morning, and I find myself sitting at my computer perusing job adverts for an opening in football, as I have many mornings before. It has been over a year since I started ...
Dillon Whitea year ago
Swansea vs. Tottenham
Viewers are in for a treat as they will get a chance to see the likes of Dele, Son, Christian Eriksen and Co. go up against a very acute, tactical Swansea team. This match is capable of being an upset...
Hannah Birda year ago
The Heart; The Biggest Game Changer
There are certain feelings that I'll never forget. Feelings like when the doctor looked me in the eyes and told me my clearing date, or told me if I would be cleared in general, and it was not what I ...
Chica Reyassa year ago
10 Most Feared Soccer Hooligan Gangs
To say that football hooliganism sometimes entails violent behavior is an understatement. A soccer thug may throw a rival fan fifty feet to their death or toss an explosive into a police officer's car...
C.C. Curtisa year ago
10 Things Every Soccer Player Experiences
Athletes experience a whole lot of different things compared to those who don't play any sports. From baseball to basketball, hockey, and football, players within these sports handle a lot off and dur...
Kelsey Langea year ago
What Football Hooliganism Is and How To Stop It
Football hooliganism is an issue in our society that has been around for centuries. To start spreading the word on how can it be prevented, we first must educate those unaware of the issue. So what ex...
Jesse Kinneya year ago
Real Madrid Summer Transfer Targets
The summer transfer window comes closer every minute. Real Madrid are not having their best season this year, their La Liga hopes have been all but dashed by Barcelona and they suffered a shock defeat...
Stephen Clearya year ago
Biggest Soccer Club Rivalries in the World
From Barcelona vs Real Madrid all the way to Manchester United vs Manchester City, these are the top ten biggest soccer club rivalries in the world. What makes up these rivalries? The first is either ...
Andrés Ibarraa year ago
What Happened with Soccer?
What happened with those moments filled with passion and energy when someone scored a goal? Or your team was dominating their rival on the field and every pass, every tackle, and every ball played gav...
Andrew Beasleya year ago
A Day at the OptaPro Forum
Whatever your opinion of football statistics, there's no doubt you will be aware of Opta. They are the official data provider for the Premier League, and their OptaJoe Twitter account has over a milli...
The Spanish Connection
Think back to the summer; Chelsea had just signed Alvaro Morata for £58m from Real Madrid, a new club record. This sparked a lot of speculation: was Cesc Fabregas going to provide the same assists tha...
Haze .a year ago
Goal! Extended Version
Shanghai Yellow Formation 4,3,2,1 ST - Sun Tzu *Main Character* LB - Qui CAM - Mao *Captain*. LCB - Lee CAM - Yoshou RCB - Wei CM - Haifang. RB - Liu CM - Goe. GK - Gajou CDM - Han Shanghai Black Form...
Greg Bonda year ago
Most Emotional Moments in Soccer History
Soccer comes with a lot of mixed emotions other than the fierce attitude the players and fans have on. From the heartbreak after a tragic loss to the intense joy after defeating an ongoing rival, socc...
C.C. Curtisa year ago
The All Time Greatest Matches in Soccer History
We all know how thrilling and nerve wracking soccer matches are—especially when your favorite team goes head to head with your most hated team. Serious things can really go down. Either watching it li...
Greg Bonda year ago
Reasons Why Soccer Is Better than Basketball
Basketball is pretty up there among the best sports in the world. As simple as the game is, it's much more complex than you think. Since there's so many rules and regulations within the game, that's w...
Leanna Davisa year ago
Tell-Tale Signs That You Grew Up Playing Soccer
Anyone who grew up playing soccer knows that there are a plenty of struggles when it comes to playing any sport, let alone one that involves a ton of running, weird tan lines, and suicide drills. But ...