Soccer Coaching and Angry Parents
As a qualified Football Association coach, my experiences of running junior teams have always been somewhat thwarted by over-enthusiastic parents who believe that developing a win-at-all-costs attitude is significantly more important than seeing their offspring revelling in being part of an enjoyable sporting experience. The following article documents my feelings at a time when my commitment to sports coaching was tested to the limits by a gaggle of extremely difficult parents.Frank Lampard – Biography
England and Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard was born on June 20, 1978 in Romford, England. He was brought up in a very footballing family.Using Warm Up Soccer Drills to Prepare Players Bodies and Improve Skills
Before you get into the meat of any youth soccer practice you need to schedule in some time for warm up soccer drills. Some coaches seem to believe that warm ups and stretches are more important for older players, and that they don’t accomplish much for very young players. Do not fall into this dangerous mindset.Soccer Speed Drills
This article on speed drills is one in a series of articles focused on a range of drills for soccer. Read on to beat your opponents down the field every game.Soccer World Cup 2010 Cancelled – South Africa, Not Ready!
Will the world cup actually happen in South Africa? What about lack of infrastructure, violence and the credit crunch?Rules of the Game – Soccer
Soccer is tough to learn as a parent. At 6, the game your child plays looks very different from the soccer he will play at 12, 15, 18. Read on to find out the differences (and similarities) between ages of players and their regulation fields.Fernando Torres – Biography
Fernando Jose Torres Sanz, more commonly known as just Fernando Torres, was born in Madrid, Spain, on 20 March 1984. He currently plays in the Premiership for Liverpool Football Club and is viewed as one of the best strikers in the world.She Shoots, She Scores – Learn to Play Soccer Like a Pro
The drive and spirit to play soccer like a pro must come from inside of you. It is internal and cannot be bought, created, or faked. Either you have it or you don’t. And if you do have it, what you do with it is up to you.Los Galacticos II – Are They Equal to Los Galacticos I?
“Los Galacticos” means the stars. When we talk about it, automatically we talk about one of the biggest clubs in Europe, Real Madrid FC. The term referred to that club about 4 or 5 years ago because it consisted of a lot of stars or great players.South Africa’s 2010 Useful Tourist Information
Those planning to be in South Africa during the 2010 World Cup Soccer will find it valuable to already know what restaurants and rest rooms are near your host city’s stadium, the shopping and fast food facilities within walking distance and whether the public transport is a safe option for you to take. Also read up on what this ultimate holiday destination has to offer in terms of tourist attractions around the country.Chelsea Merciless Against Arsenal FC
Chelsea FC again at the weekend proved their superiority over their counterpart Arsenal FC; thanks to the brace by their talisman, Didier Drogba. The match was tagged a grudges match by Arsenal fans having lost at home 0-3 to us in the first round of the season.Josep Guardiola – World’s Best Soccer Coach
The name Josep Guardiola I. Sala may not have made much impression on so many people years ago, but today it is the name on the lips of every soccer follower. Success, they say, has many friends. His records at FC Barcelona have brought him fame and recognition.