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Why Do Soccer Teams Loan Players? (Full Guide)
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Why Do Soccer Teams Loan Players? (Full Guide)

Football/Soccer is a sport that is very much entertaining and has many aspects to it that make it worthwhile and unique. One of the aspects of soccer that make it unique in comparison to most sports is the concept of loaning players in and out of clubs. First off, the concept of loaning only works in club soccer and is not applicable to international soccer where national teams are involved. Using the Premier League as an example, Chelsea FC can send a player to Manchester United on loan and vice versa. However, on the international stage, France can not loan any of its players to any other nation and vice versa. Also, before we proceed, you should know that loan deals are not permanent for a short duration after which the player that was loaned out returns to his parent club unless ...
UEFA Champions League Winners By Year
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UEFA Champions League Winners By Year

The UEFA Champions League is the elite club football competition in Europe and I daresay the most-watched club football competition in the world. It is a competition where the boys are separated from the men, and also where the best players carve niches for themselves at the club level. The competition has stood the test of time and continues to entertain football fans all over the world with cracking fixtures, enthralling moments, and occasional shocking results. Seeing how popular and prestigious the competition is, it is vital that fans of the game know about the winners of the competition since its inception, the number of UCL winners over the years, and the most successful side in the competition. READ: Premier League Titles By Club – Which Teams Have Won The Premier League? ...
7 Best Soccer Gifts For Girls
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7 Best Soccer Gifts For Girls

It is no more news that soccer is one of the most exciting sports in the world and this cannot be argued. The sport has continued to grow and even penetrate audiences where it was not welcome at a point in time.  The sport has also gained huge interest from the female folk and this can be evidenced in the female soccer competitions as well as in the number of female soccer fans that throng to soccer stadiums to watch soccer games and cheer their favorite teams to victory. Meanwhile, seeing how popular the sport has gotten amongst females, what do you think is the best gift or are the best soccer gifts that you can give to a female who is passionate about the round leather game?  If this is a question you have been at a loss to answer in the past and in recent times, then you have ...
Best 10 soccer movies on Netflix (2022)
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Best 10 soccer movies on Netflix (2022)

The game of soccer is wildly recognized across countries of the world. Factually, it is known as the most popular of all sports with a record as the highest-viewed sport regarding the FIFA World Cup Final. The origin of soccer is controversial as debates vary from period and people. Although ‘football’ is a commonly used term in the world, America and Canada choose to call the sport soccer, the jurisdiction of the Football Association of England. Somewhere in the 1860s, the first soccer club was founded. Over time, soccer has gone from live viewing to documented coverages, even onto docuseries. A host of soccer movies have been dubbed in various languages. In this article, we have a list of soccer movies that are available in the popular streaming service, Netflix. The Netflix pla...
How Much Does a Premier League Referee Earn?
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How Much Does a Premier League Referee Earn?

It is not a new thing if we see those asking how much referees get paid. After all, the popularity of the league will only result in folks wanting to know how much the men in charge of the on-pitch events earn. Referees earn decent pay regardless of the occasional controversies that surround them in the course of a tournament or Premier League football season. If you’re thinking of taking the lane of becoming an International Referee (Premier League Referee) or nursing such ambition, then we have got you covered to know their take-home pay and other perks based on recent proceedings in the most popular and most followed football league in the world. READ: How Many Games In A Premier League Season? According to TotalSportek and Sportingfree, EPL referees earn up to $92,000 (£70...
How Many Games In A Premier League Season?
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How Many Games In A Premier League Season?

The Premier League is one of the most watched football matches across the world and in the literal sense, it’s a symbol of unity around the world.  It is arguably the most competitive football league in the world, considering that the lower sides are beginning to close down on the bigger sides in terms of player acquisitions and acquiring world-class players.  The proceedings of the ongoing 2022/23 Premier League season with just close to 5 games played thus far add credence to this fact. Meanwhile, the expectations and high hopes that come with the Premier League season are unfathomable as it’s the most competitive club league in the world.  READ: 10 Best Stadiums in MLS (2022) The fascinating fact about Premier League games is that each of its matches matters. Teams go to the...
Wembley Stadium Capacity: Tour Guide, Events
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Wembley Stadium Capacity: Tour Guide, Events

This is one stadium that has attained popularity amongst fans of English football all over the world and continues to, as major football matches and other sports take place in this stadium. Wembley Stadium is situated in South Way, London HA9 0WS. The first Wembley Stadium was built to house the British Empire Exhibition that will take place between 1924–25, the project was completed by 1923 before the year of the exhibition.  It was used as the major venue of the London 1948 Olympic Games and was used till 2000 After the year 2000, most of its structures and facilities were defunct, and they started the construction of the new stadium in 2002.  READ: All MLS 2022 Stadiums ranked from largest to smallest The English firm Foster + Partners and the American stadium specialists HO...
16 Tallest Soccer Players In The World (2022)
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16 Tallest Soccer Players In The World (2022)

Height in soccer is not that impressive when you pair it with basketballers. Also, most of the tallest football players have not been able to reach their peak in their football career with their height while some made lasting impressions and continue to do so in recent times. Having said that, we are going to look into the tallest soccer players around us. Without many issues, let’s look at the 16 tallest soccer players to have graced the pitch over the years. Tallest Football Players In The World 16. Peter Crouch – 6’7″ / 201cm Country: England Even many football fans around the world may not know many of the tallest football players, however, Peter Crouch is not an exception. READ: Soccer Positions and Numbering Systems – Full Guide He was able to beat all odds and perform...
Soccer Positions and Numbering Systems – Full Guide
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Soccer Positions and Numbering Systems – Full Guide

Soccer positions are determined based on factors such as league, coaching strategy, number of players allowed on the field, and even age. We are going to look into the normal standard of an 11-vs-11 match to take into cognizance how defensive, midfield, and offensive players collaborate on the pitch based on the numbers they wear. Many football fans abound but not many know a lot about the history of the game. For instance, many football fans do not the origin of soccer numbers and positions in the round leather game. Regardless, you should know that soccer position numbering started in the 1920s. Let’s look at the typical soccer position numbering below: READ: Red Bull Football Teams Around the World  Goalkeeper Right Fullback Left Fullback Center Back Center Bac...
How Many Booking Points Is A Yellow Card?
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How Many Booking Points Is A Yellow Card?

Football betting has come to stay and offers fans of the game lots of options they can leverage in their quest to win big and get one over the bookmakers as many times as possible. In this article, we will be looking to answer the question; How many booking points is a yellow card? A yellow card is worth 10 booking points. One option that punters can take advantage of to enhance their chances of winning is booking points. Booking points are one of the most common ways to place bets on the number of yellow and red cards that will be brandished to players during a football game.  If you want to place a bet on the number of cards that will be shown, you can do so. You can place bets on card-based points with almost every bookmaker and we will throw more light on what the concept entails...