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Dribbling Drills for Indoor Soccer

These drills for indoor soccer focus on the skill of dribbling, since dribbling practice doesn’t require a lot of space. Most of these drills are performed in a 20 yard square, where each player is given a ball to dribble around in the circle, with a number of variations to keep the players on their toes.

Kids Soccer Drills that Emphasize Fun and Fundamentals

When looking for kids soccer drills, make sure to include a number of fun games and exercises that emphasize the fundamentals of the game including passing, dribbling, and running. These drills for kids include a dribbling game where the players must touch called out parts of their body to the ball, a variation of the classic “red light, green light” schoolyard game, and a game where players draw the ball back and forth when the word “draw” is uttered.

Youth Soccer Rules for the Beginner Coach

With over 3.2 million registered players in the United States Youth Soccer Association, it is clear that more kids are becoming interested in one of the world’s most popular sports. These are some of the basic youth soccer rules including dress requirements, game duration, substitution policy and proper procedures following a penalty kick, sideline and end line out-of-bounds ball.

Improving Dribbling Skills for Soccer Players and Coaches with Concurrent Goal Training – Article 6

The objective here is to properly get young players comfortable and confident with dribbling while an opponent is applying pressure by endeavoring to gain possession of the ball. If any field-soccer player wants to improve, this skill is paramount.

France 1 England 0

This was a snooze fest contested by 2 teams that were more interested in not losing than winning. It was Fabio Capello’s 2nd game in charge of England and all the hype was around David Beckham’s 100th cap. It also marked Rio Ferdinand’s 1st game as captain for his country. Quite why Capello insists on rotating the captaincy is open to debate. But he likes to do things like these that do not help in the long run. He says he would rotate the captaincy until August before he picks a permanent captain, which does not make any sense at all.

Cristiano Ronaldo Proves Himself on the Big Stage

By scoring a brilliant goal against Liverpool which sent the Anfield team throttling to a humiliating defeat, Cristiano Ronaldo could have finally answered all those who wondered about his ability to shine on the highest level in soccer. Manchester United against Liverpool is a huge game.

The Parents Who Are Killing Kids Football

The face of kid’s football is changing and has been for a few years. Each year we see the behaviour of the professional, football superstars from all over the world deteriorating and this is having an affect on the on field behaviour of children. Children see their favourite players swearing at the referee and showing no respect and mimic their actions on the field. This is not good for the game. As well as this there have been many cases where touch line parents have been involved in acts of violence against parents from opposing teams, officials and even opposing players. Where and how will it all stop?

Chelsea 2 Arsenal 1

Arsenal are seemingly out of the race for the premiership with this defeat while Chelsea still have slim hopes of winning the league after this magnificent comeback inspired by Didier Drogba. Arsenal went in front through another unlikely source when Bacary Sagna put them in front from a near post header. They had chances before then with Kolo Toure and Robin Van Persie.

Manchester United 3 Liverpool 0

United staked their claim for successive championships with a comfortable win over their rivals and effectively putting out Liverpool from the championship race. They went in front through an unlikely source when Wes Brown rose up high to head home a good cross from Wayne Rooney in the 1st half. The game was then turned on its head when Javier Mascherano got himself sent off for what the referee deemed to be showing dissent.

Soccer-Football Training Passing Guide

Passing the football is the most important part to a successful team and player. Without the ability to pass the ball consistently a team will never keep possession, and a player will never make it to the next level. A great passing player (Juan Roman Riquelme) can be as enjoyable to watch as a great dribbler.

Does Arsenal’s Win Over Ac Milan Mark The End Of Era?

Following Arsenal impressive performance in the San Siro and in the champion’s league in particular, many have rightly lauded them for their impressive performance thus far. Arsenal’s team spirit and discipline has been a major key to their self and also go in a long way to show how much maturity they have attained in the last few seasons, a team which is dominated by youthful skills and talents translated into a plaudit -worthy performance. On the contrary, another team who has come of age is the almighty Ac Milan.

Whats Up With Thierry Henry?

Robert Pires’ comments that Thierry Henry is unsettled at Barcelona should not be dismissed as idle speculation, but rather that they offer a genuine insight in to the frustrations felt by the former Arsenal star as greatness slips from his grasp. The France international has been played in a number of unfamiliar positions by Frank Rijkaard since joining Barcelona Football Club from Arsenal for £16 million last summer.

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